Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1982
Ties: 1921
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1961
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1911
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2002
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
25.10"
(637.54mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1982
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2009
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
52.44"
(1,331.98mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
13.23"
(336.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
13.08"
(332.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
64.88"
(1,647.95mm)
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
14.69"
(373.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1961
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
75.58"
(1,919.73mm)
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
96.14"
(2,441.96mm)
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
124.97"
(3,174.24mm)
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
184.48"
(4,685.79mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
17.69"
(449.32mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
234.68"
(5,960.87mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
303.21"
(7,701.53mm)
277.84"
(7,057.14mm)
25.37"
(644.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/