Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1949
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1937
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1940
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1916
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1940
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1916
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1950
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1916
Ties: 1976
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
43.10"
(1,094.74mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
46.88"
(1,190.75mm)
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Ties: 1899
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
52.94"
(1,344.68mm)
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1974
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
77.86"
(1,977.64mm)
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1974
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
105.15"
(2,670.81mm)
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
152.59"
(3,875.79mm)
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2021
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
197.12"
(5,006.85mm)
206.83"
(5,253.48mm)
-9.71"
(-246.63mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1944
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2022
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
252.76"
(6,420.10mm)
258.39"
(6,563.11mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/