Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1897
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1897
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1994
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1994
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
31.38"
(797.05mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
34.78"
(883.41mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
38.62"
(980.95mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
48.65"
(1,235.71mm)
47.31"
(1,201.67mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
53.07"
(1,347.98mm)
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
77.23"
(1,961.64mm)
80.03"
(2,032.76mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
102.52"
(2,604.01mm)
103.45"
(2,627.63mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
152.22"
(3,866.39mm)
155.19"
(3,941.83mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
197.97"
(5,028.44mm)
206.79"
(5,252.47mm)
-8.82"
(-224.03mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
255.11"
(6,479.79mm)
258.33"
(6,561.58mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1976
Ties: 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/