Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1915
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1915
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1897
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1915
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1897
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1994
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1994
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
39.34"
(999.24mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
11.03"
(280.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
31.38"
(797.05mm)
13.41"
(340.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
49.99"
(1,269.75mm)
34.78"
(883.41mm)
15.21"
(386.34mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
38.62"
(980.95mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
60.00"
(1,524.00mm)
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
16.98"
(431.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
63.45"
(1,611.63mm)
47.31"
(1,201.67mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
67.76"
(1,721.10mm)
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
16.02"
(406.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
95.49"
(2,425.45mm)
80.03"
(2,032.76mm)
15.46"
(392.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
120.83"
(3,069.08mm)
103.45"
(2,627.63mm)
17.38"
(441.45mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
170.28"
(4,325.11mm)
155.19"
(3,941.83mm)
15.09"
(383.28mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
219.98"
(5,587.49mm)
206.79"
(5,252.47mm)
13.19"
(335.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
265.73"
(6,749.54mm)
258.33"
(6,561.58mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/