Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
12.81"
(325.37mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 2000
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
17.28"
(438.91mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
51.46"
(1,307.08mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
17.47"
(443.73mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
55.03"
(1,397.76mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
60.05"
(1,525.27mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
63.07"
(1,601.98mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2020 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
68.45"
(1,738.63mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
16.43"
(417.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
71.78"
(1,823.21mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2020 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
106.11"
(2,695.19mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
21.49"
(545.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1974
Ties: 1980
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
142.05"
(3,608.07mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
30.92"
(785.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
215.48"
(5,473.19mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
48.69"
(1,236.72mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
270.05"
(6,859.27mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
47.70"
(1,211.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
327.70"
(8,323.58mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
49.97"
(1,269.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/