Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1990
Ties: 2002
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 1917
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1948
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1990
Ties: 1970
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1939
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1957
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 1953
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1926
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1939
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1972
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1953
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1926
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
-3.58"
(-90.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1980 1913
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
-7.85"
(-199.39mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
39.95"
(1,014.73mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
43.03"
(1,092.96mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-8.61"
(-218.70mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
69.78"
(1,772.41mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
88.18"
(2,239.77mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-15.18"
(-385.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
131.37"
(3,336.80mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
-23.75"
(-603.25mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1943 1943
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
187.44"
(4,760.98mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
-19.37"
(-491.99mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1943
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
242.42"
(6,157.47mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
-16.04"
(-407.41mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1943
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/