Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1990
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1948
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1917 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1990
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1917 1939
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1957
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
-4.89"
(-124.20mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1935 1953
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1939
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1972
Ties: 1958
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1953
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1913
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2009
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1979
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
41.60"
(1,056.64mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1973
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
44.10"
(1,120.14mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2018
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 2010
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
72.46"
(1,840.48mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
105.24"
(2,673.10mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
1.88"
(47.76mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1973
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
152.04"
(3,861.82mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1936 1943
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
-5.02"
(-127.50mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
248.75"
(6,318.25mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
-9.71"
(-246.63mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1943
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/