Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1990
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1948
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1990
Ties: 1987
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1953
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1926
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1926
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1913
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1979
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1973
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
47.88"
(1,216.15mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 2007
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
49.84"
(1,265.94mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
74.47"
(1,891.54mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1973
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
99.89"
(2,537.21mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-3.47"
(-88.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1973
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
144.33"
(3,665.98mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
-10.79"
(-274.07mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1960 1943
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
197.79"
(5,023.87mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
-9.02"
(-229.10mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1975
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
246.58"
(6,263.13mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
-11.88"
(-301.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/