Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1990
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1948
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1990
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2016 1939
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1957
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1926
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2016 1939
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1972
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1953
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1926
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
35.02"
(889.51mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1913
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
41.58"
(1,056.13mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
49.72"
(1,262.89mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1973
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
65.63"
(1,667.00mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
13.99"
(355.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
94.42"
(2,398.27mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
19.06"
(484.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
132.54"
(3,366.52mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
29.18"
(741.18mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
199.68"
(5,071.87mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
255.90"
(6,499.86mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
49.09"
(1,246.89mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
302.94"
(7,694.68mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
44.48"
(1,129.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/