Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1946
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2017
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2017
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
6.79"
(172.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
43.87"
(1,114.30mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
51.00"
(1,295.40mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
55.32"
(1,405.13mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
63.37"
(1,609.60mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
73.06"
(1,855.72mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
100.47"
(2,551.94mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
15.85"
(402.59mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1974
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
133.19"
(3,383.03mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
22.06"
(560.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Ties: 2004
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
193.27"
(4,909.06mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
26.48"
(672.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1975
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
232.36"
(5,901.94mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1975
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
285.20"
(7,244.08mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/