Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1990
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1987 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1948
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1990
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1987 1939
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1957
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1987 1953
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1926
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1987 1939
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1972
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
29.74"
(755.40mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 1953
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1926
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1913
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Ties: 1936
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
46.38"
(1,178.05mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1908
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
68.05"
(1,728.47mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
89.41"
(2,271.01mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-13.95"
(-354.33mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
134.56"
(3,417.82mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
-20.56"
(-522.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1987 1943
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
177.75"
(4,514.85mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
-29.06"
(-738.12mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1943
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
233.82"
(5,939.03mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
-24.64"
(-625.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/