Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
-3.93"
(-99.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2018 1914
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1949
Ties: 2018
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Ties: 1969
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Ties: 1899
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1950
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2017 1914
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
53.14"
(1,349.76mm)
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
5.88"
(149.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
91.71"
(2,329.43mm)
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
130.18"
(3,306.57mm)
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
26.67"
(677.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
200.55"
(5,093.97mm)
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
45.38"
(1,152.65mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
255.08"
(6,479.03mm)
206.83"
(5,253.48mm)
48.25"
(1,225.55mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
303.60"
(7,711.44mm)
258.39"
(6,563.11mm)
45.21"
(1,148.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/