Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1914
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1949
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1940
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1937
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
4.78"
(121.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1940
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
35.37"
(898.40mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1940
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1950
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1914
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
53.50"
(1,358.90mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
58.68"
(1,490.47mm)
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
63.29"
(1,607.57mm)
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
11.56"
(293.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
91.73"
(2,329.94mm)
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1942
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
114.35"
(2,904.49mm)
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1942
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
173.70"
(4,411.98mm)
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 1944
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
219.27"
(5,569.46mm)
206.83"
(5,253.48mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1944
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
280.99"
(7,137.15mm)
258.39"
(6,563.11mm)
22.60"
(574.04mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1944
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/