Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1980
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1982
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1961
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2002
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
33.21"
(843.53mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
13.09"
(332.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2002
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
25.10"
(637.54mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
46.46"
(1,180.08mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
49.30"
(1,252.22mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
56.60"
(1,437.64mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2000 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1961
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
66.08"
(1,678.43mm)
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2000 1954
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
99.68"
(2,531.87mm)
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
19.09"
(484.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
132.36"
(3,361.94mm)
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
21.21"
(538.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
177.00"
(4,495.80mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1954
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
224.90"
(5,712.46mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1975
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
281.95"
(7,161.53mm)
277.84"
(7,057.14mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/