Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1937
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1914
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1949
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1937
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1937
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
41.32"
(1,049.53mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1950
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1914
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
50.67"
(1,287.02mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
56.80"
(1,442.72mm)
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
59.35"
(1,507.49mm)
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
78.34"
(1,989.84mm)
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
104.92"
(2,664.97mm)
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
166.64"
(4,232.66mm)
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1944
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
224.00"
(5,689.60mm)
206.83"
(5,253.48mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2021
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
294.60"
(7,482.84mm)
258.39"
(6,563.11mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1944
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/