Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
3.77"
(95.75mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1986
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1986
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1948 1914
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
10.31"
(261.88mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
10.06"
(255.53mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
32.49"
(825.25mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
8.28"
(210.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
37.41"
(950.21mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Ties: 1974
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
40.67"
(1,033.02mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 1914
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1916
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
53.48"
(1,358.39mm)
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
10.49"
(266.45mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
81.29"
(2,064.77mm)
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
102.36"
(2,599.94mm)
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
156.52"
(3,975.61mm)
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
218.22"
(5,542.79mm)
206.83"
(5,253.48mm)
11.39"
(289.31mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1976
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
273.85"
(6,955.79mm)
258.39"
(6,563.11mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/