Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1990
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1948
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1990
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1939
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1957
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1939
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
39.93"
(1,014.22mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1979
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
14.84"
(376.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
60.97"
(1,548.64mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
65.35"
(1,659.89mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
13.71"
(348.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
99.93"
(2,538.22mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
24.57"
(624.08mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
127.61"
(3,241.29mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
178.05"
(4,522.47mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
22.93"
(582.42mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
227.89"
(5,788.41mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
21.08"
(535.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
277.94"
(7,059.68mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
19.48"
(494.80mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/