Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 1963
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1925
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1904 1963
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1922 1953
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Ties: 2016
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1953
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1953
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1989
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
23.34"
(592.84mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1897
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
27.85"
(707.39mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1952
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1987
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2009
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 2007
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1989
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
46.43"
(1,179.32mm)
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 2007
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
48.47"
(1,231.14mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1989
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
73.99"
(1,879.35mm)
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
108.13"
(2,746.50mm)
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1950
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
151.53"
(3,848.86mm)
155.10"
(3,939.54mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
202.01"
(5,131.05mm)
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
249.29"
(6,331.97mm)
258.42"
(6,563.87mm)
-9.13"
(-231.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/