Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1990
Ties: 1987
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1948
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1990
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2001 1939
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1957
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2001 1939
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
5.37"
(136.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
6.47"
(164.33mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1913
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1973
Ties: 1989
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
52.57"
(1,335.28mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
59.22"
(1,504.19mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
12.18"
(309.38mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
113.22"
(2,875.79mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
9.86"
(250.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
158.24"
(4,019.30mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
204.29"
(5,188.97mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
261.86"
(6,651.24mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 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/