Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1954
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2011 2000
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2021
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2021
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
33.46"
(849.88mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
4.47"
(113.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021
Ties: 1944
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1991
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
49.70"
(1,262.38mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
62.41"
(1,585.21mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
10.39"
(263.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
63.99"
(1,625.35mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
8.53"
(216.67mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
94.25"
(2,393.95mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1974
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
118.75"
(3,016.25mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
179.48"
(4,558.79mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
12.69"
(322.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
240.93"
(6,119.62mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2021
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
302.66"
(7,687.56mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
24.93"
(633.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/