Most Monthly Precipitation in Memphis History

This is a list of the largest monthly precipitation totals ever recorded in Memphis, Tennessee history from 1928–2024.
What Was the Wettest Month in Memphis History?
According to NOAA records, the most precipitation that Memphis, Tennessee has ever received in a single month is 17.6 inches which occurred in January 1937.
Month to date though July 16, 2024: 0.6 inches
Memphis Most Rain in One Month
Rank Precipitation Month
1 17.6 inches January 1937
2 17.1 inches April 1991
3 16.2 inches March 2016
4 15.9 inches January 1950
5 13.8 inches December 1982
6 13.4 inches February 2018
7 13.4 inches June 2014
8 13.1 inches December 1978
9 13.0 inches December 1944
10 13.0 inches October 2019
11 12.3 inches September 2002
12 12.3 inches April 1955
13 12.2 inches January 1951
14 12.1 inches January 1930
15 12.1 inches March 1975
16 11.9 inches January 1932
17 11.8 inches March 2002
18 11.8 inches April 2011
19 11.6 inches November 2001
20 11.6 inches May 1953
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1940–2024 Memphis International Airport location
1928–1939 Memphis Post Office location