Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1925
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1994 1963
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Ties: 2007
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1953
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1993 1953
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1953
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Ties: 1994
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
23.34"
(592.84mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 1897
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Ties: 1957
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
27.85"
(707.39mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1952
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2018
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1989
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
56.05"
(1,423.67mm)
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1979
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
62.68"
(1,592.07mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
11.04"
(280.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1989
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
91.28"
(2,318.51mm)
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
16.21"
(411.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
118.98"
(3,022.09mm)
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1950
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
169.65"
(4,309.11mm)
155.10"
(3,939.54mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1975
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
234.78"
(5,963.41mm)
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
27.96"
(710.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1943
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1975
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
281.60"
(7,152.64mm)
258.42"
(6,563.87mm)
23.18"
(588.77mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/