Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
33.19"
(843.03mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
37.63"
(955.80mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
31.38"
(797.05mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
34.78"
(883.41mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
45.64"
(1,159.26mm)
38.62"
(980.95mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
49.79"
(1,264.67mm)
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
53.59"
(1,361.19mm)
47.31"
(1,201.67mm)
6.28"
(159.52mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
59.55"
(1,512.57mm)
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
7.81"
(198.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 2010
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
85.37"
(2,168.40mm)
80.03"
(2,032.76mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
112.16"
(2,848.86mm)
103.45"
(2,627.63mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
161.92"
(4,112.77mm)
155.19"
(3,941.83mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
213.16"
(5,414.26mm)
206.79"
(5,252.47mm)
6.37"
(161.79mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
278.00"
(7,061.20mm)
258.33"
(6,561.58mm)
19.67"
(499.62mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

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