Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1990
Ties: 1909, 2000
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1990
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1939
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1957
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
24.76"
(628.90mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1939
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1953
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
9.52"
(241.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1913
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
49.27"
(1,251.46mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
59.06"
(1,500.12mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
66.08"
(1,678.43mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
14.44"
(366.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
91.65"
(2,327.91mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
115.97"
(2,945.64mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
12.61"
(320.30mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
172.16"
(4,372.86mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
17.04"
(432.81mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1943
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
219.66"
(5,579.36mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
12.85"
(326.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1943
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
282.06"
(7,164.32mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
23.60"
(599.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1943
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/