Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1900
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2015
Ties: 1917, 1925
Nov–Dec 1900
2-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2015
Ties: 1950
Oct–Dec 1900
3-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1917
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1900
4-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1899 1939
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1900
5-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1899 1917
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1900
6-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1899 1917
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 1979
Jun–Dec 1900
7-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1899 1917
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 2002, 2003
May–Dec 1900
8-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1899 1917
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–Dec 1900
9-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 1900
10-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Ties: 1907
Feb–Dec 1900
11-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1900
12-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 1902, 1969
Jul 1899–Dec 1900
18-Month
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1899 1954
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1913
Jan 1899–Dec 1900
24-Month
59.34"
(1,507.24mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1976
Jan 1898–Dec 1900
36-Month
88.91"
(2,258.31mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jan 1897–Dec 1900
48-Month
118.61"
(3,012.69mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1896–Dec 1900
60-Month
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/