Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1937
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
16.13"
(409.70mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
23.13"
(587.50mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1944
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
30.95"
(786.13mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1944
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
43.04"
(1,093.22mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
49.17"
(1,248.92mm)
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
73.49"
(1,866.65mm)
72.76"
(1,848.10mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
97.44"
(2,474.98mm)
99.23"
(2,520.44mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
138.96"
(3,529.58mm)
148.88"
(3,781.55mm)
-9.92"
(-251.97mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1947
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
191.20"
(4,856.48mm)
198.44"
(5,040.38mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
248.38"
(6,308.85mm)
247.89"
(6,296.41mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/