Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1925
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2009
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2009
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1989
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
23.34"
(592.84mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1897
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
27.85"
(707.39mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1952
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
37.87"
(961.90mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2009
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
48.34"
(1,227.84mm)
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 2007
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1989
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
54.11"
(1,374.39mm)
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1979
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
56.15"
(1,426.21mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1989
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
81.49"
(2,069.85mm)
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
105.65"
(2,683.51mm)
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1950
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
155.10"
(3,939.54mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
206.99"
(5,257.55mm)
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1975
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
253.97"
(6,450.84mm)
258.42"
(6,563.87mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/