Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1904
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1965
Nov–Dec 1904
2-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2015
Ties: 1943
Oct–Dec 1904
3-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1917
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2015
Sep–Dec 1904
4-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1903 1939
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2018
Aug–Dec 1904
5-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1917
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2018
Jul–Dec 1904
6-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1917
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2018
Jun–Dec 1904
7-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1917
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2018
May–Dec 1904
8-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1897 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2015
Ties: 2012
Apr–Dec 1904
9-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2015
Mar–Dec 1904
10-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2015
Feb–Dec 1904
11-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1901 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2018
Jan–Dec 1904
12-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1973
Jul 1903–Dec 1904
18-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1903–Dec 1904
24-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1902–Dec 1904
36-Month
87.94"
(2,233.68mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1903 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jan 1901–Dec 1904
48-Month
115.57"
(2,935.48mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1900–Dec 1904
60-Month
146.20"
(3,713.48mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/