NWS Memphis CWA
County Average Precipitation

The below feed is the current County Precipitation and Yearly Averages as measured from NWS official rainfall gauges of the Memphis CWA. The last column shows whether current precipitation is above, below or at the yearly average.





Interesting Weather Facts
The air that makes up our atmosphere exerts a pressure on the surface of the earth. This pressure is known as atmospheric pressure. Generally, the more air above an area, the higher the atmospheric pressure. Barometric pressure changes with local weather conditions, making barometric pressure an important and useful weather forecasting tool. High pressure zones are generally associated with fair weather, while low pressure zones are generally associated with poor weather. For forecasting purposes, the absolute barometric pressure value is generally less important than the change in barometric pressure. In general, rising pressure indicates improving weather conditions, while falling pressure indicates deteriorating weather conditions.