Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1950
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
25.04"
(636.02mm)
18.34"
(465.84mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
21.42"
(544.07mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
24.81"
(630.17mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
28.66"
(727.96mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
33.06"
(839.72mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
37.35"
(948.69mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
41.77"
(1,060.96mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1914
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
49.96"
(1,268.98mm)
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
54.49"
(1,384.05mm)
51.71"
(1,313.43mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
84.80"
(2,153.92mm)
76.55"
(1,944.37mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
112.47"
(2,856.74mm)
103.46"
(2,627.88mm)
9.01"
(228.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
157.14"
(3,991.36mm)
155.16"
(3,941.06mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1975
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
216.59"
(5,501.39mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
9.78"
(248.42mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1973 1943
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
275.09"
(6,987.29mm)
258.35"
(6,562.09mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/