Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1919 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2015
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1919 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2015
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2015
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1917 1939
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2018
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1917
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2018
Ties: 1959
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1918 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2018
Ties: 1994
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1918 1917
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2018
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1918 1917
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2015
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2015
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
29.09"
(738.89mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2018
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1973
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
47.22"
(1,199.39mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1954
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
63.06"
(1,601.72mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
91.84"
(2,332.74mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1921
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
117.19"
(2,976.63mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
146.61"
(3,723.89mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/