Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1916
1-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1912 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Ties: 2004
Nov–Dec 1916
2-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1912 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Oct–Dec 1916
3-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1917
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Sep–Dec 1916
4-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1910 1939
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Ties: 1933
Aug–Dec 1916
5-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1910 1917
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jul–Dec 1916
6-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1910 1917
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Ties: 1936
Jun–Dec 1916
7-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1910 1917
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Ties: 1960
May–Dec 1916
8-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1910 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Apr–Dec 1916
9-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1910 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Mar–Dec 1916
10-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1910 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Feb–Dec 1916
11-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jan–Dec 1916
12-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1914 1910
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1973
Jul 1915–Dec 1916
18-Month
45.77"
(1,162.56mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1914 1954
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan 1915–Dec 1916
24-Month
62.19"
(1,579.63mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jan 1914–Dec 1916
36-Month
91.00"
(2,311.40mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan 1913–Dec 1916
48-Month
120.84"
(3,069.34mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan 1912–Dec 1916
60-Month
151.32"
(3,843.53mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/