Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1937
Ties: 2010
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1962
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
7.11"
(180.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1909
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1962
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1974
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1949
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
3.23"
(82.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1962
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Ties: 1936
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
52.64"
(1,337.06mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1962
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
78.59"
(1,996.19mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
102.87"
(2,612.90mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
158.24"
(4,019.30mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
-8.73"
(-221.74mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
231.00"
(5,867.40mm)
222.41"
(5,649.21mm)
8.59"
(218.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
296.87"
(7,540.50mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/