Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1990
Ties: 1904
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1990
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1939
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1957
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1953
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1926
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1939
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1972
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
4.12"
(104.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1953
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1926
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1913
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
37.78"
(959.61mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Ties: 1901, 1992
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
53.56"
(1,360.42mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
57.73"
(1,466.34mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
6.09"
(154.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Ties: 1982
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
76.07"
(1,932.18mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
101.96"
(2,589.78mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
156.22"
(3,967.99mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
213.75"
(5,429.25mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1975
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
267.75"
(6,800.85mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
9.29"
(235.97mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/