Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1925
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1963
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
15.12"
(384.05mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1953
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1989
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
23.34"
(592.84mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1897
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
27.85"
(707.39mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1952
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1987
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
54.29"
(1,378.97mm)
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1989
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1979
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
61.70"
(1,567.18mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1989
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
91.51"
(2,324.35mm)
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
16.44"
(417.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
120.43"
(3,058.92mm)
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1950
Ties: 2004
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
171.83"
(4,364.48mm)
155.10"
(3,939.54mm)
16.73"
(424.94mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1942
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
224.52"
(5,702.81mm)
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
17.70"
(449.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1943
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1975
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
280.73"
(7,130.54mm)
258.42"
(6,563.87mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1944
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/