Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1990
Ties: 1949
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1948
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1990
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1939
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1939
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1972
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 1913
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1979
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
42.42"
(1,077.47mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1973
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
51.69"
(1,312.93mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
71.96"
(1,827.78mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
95.68"
(2,430.27mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-7.68"
(-195.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
162.00"
(4,114.80mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1975
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
213.31"
(5,418.07mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1975
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
263.30"
(6,687.82mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/