Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1990
Ties: 1977
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1948
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1990
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1939
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1957
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1953
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1926
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 1939
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1972
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1953
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1926
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1913
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
36.72"
(932.69mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
40.83"
(1,037.08mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
46.51"
(1,181.35mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-5.13"
(-130.31mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
63.34"
(1,608.84mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-12.02"
(-305.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1963 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
91.29"
(2,318.77mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-12.07"
(-306.57mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1953 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
157.37"
(3,997.20mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1943
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
207.26"
(5,264.40mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
263.45"
(6,691.63mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/