Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1915

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1915
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1914 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2015
Nov–Dec 1915
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1914 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2015
Ties: 2011
Oct–Dec 1915
3-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1914 1917
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2015
Sep–Dec 1915
4-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1914 1939
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2018
Ties: 1975, 2011
Aug–Dec 1915
5-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1914 1917
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2018
Jul–Dec 1915
6-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1914 1917
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2018
Jun–Dec 1915
7-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1914 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2018
May–Dec 1915
8-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1914 1917
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–Dec 1915
9-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 1915
10-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2015
Feb–Dec 1915
11-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1914 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2018
Jan–Dec 1915
12-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1914 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1973
Jul 1914–Dec 1915
18-Month
47.09"
(1,196.09mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1914 1954
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jan 1914–Dec 1915
24-Month
61.58"
(1,564.13mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jan 1913–Dec 1915
36-Month
91.42"
(2,322.07mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan 1912–Dec 1915
48-Month
121.90"
(3,096.26mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan 1911–Dec 1915
60-Month
151.42"
(3,846.07mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 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/