Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 2000
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
55.04"
(1,398.02mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
15.76"
(400.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
61.45"
(1,560.83mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
65.30"
(1,658.62mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
65.73"
(1,669.54mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
13.71"
(348.23mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
67.91"
(1,724.91mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
96.32"
(2,446.53mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
127.18"
(3,230.37mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
179.28"
(4,553.71mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
12.49"
(317.24mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
231.79"
(5,887.47mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1975
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
302.09"
(7,673.09mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
24.36"
(618.75mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/