Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1980
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1917
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1961
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1903
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2002
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2002
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
25.10"
(637.54mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
31.57"
(801.88mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
33.19"
(843.03mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-6.02"
(-152.90mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1903
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
38.34"
(973.84mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
-6.84"
(-173.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1961
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
52.33"
(1,329.18mm)
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1986 1954
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1979
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
80.83"
(2,053.08mm)
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
101.13"
(2,568.70mm)
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
-10.02"
(-254.51mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
153.90"
(3,909.06mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-12.89"
(-327.41mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
208.83"
(5,304.28mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
-13.57"
(-344.68mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
283.15"
(7,192.01mm)
277.84"
(7,057.14mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Ties: 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/