Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1925
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2009
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Ties: 1920
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1989
Ties: 2015
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
23.34"
(592.84mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1897
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
27.85"
(707.39mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1987
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2009
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 2007
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
42.97"
(1,091.44mm)
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1989
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
51.06"
(1,296.92mm)
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1979
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
54.64"
(1,387.86mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1989
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
74.99"
(1,904.75mm)
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
101.34"
(2,574.04mm)
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1950
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
148.32"
(3,767.33mm)
155.10"
(3,939.54mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1975
Ties: 1910, 1978
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
199.66"
(5,071.36mm)
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
-7.16"
(-181.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1975
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
243.42"
(6,182.87mm)
258.42"
(6,563.87mm)
-15.00"
(-381.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1976

Citing This Page

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