Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1933

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1933
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Ties: 1918
Nov–Dec 1933
2-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Oct–Dec 1933
3-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Sep–Dec 1933
4-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1917 1939
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Ties: 1916
Aug–Dec 1933
5-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1930 1917
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Jul–Dec 1933
6-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1930 1917
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Jun–Dec 1933
7-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1930 1917
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
May–Dec 1933
8-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1917
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Apr–Dec 1933
9-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1930 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Mar–Dec 1933
10-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1930 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Feb–Dec 1933
11-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Jan–Dec 1933
12-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1930 1910
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1973
Jul 1932–Dec 1933
18-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1931 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jan 1932–Dec 1933
24-Month
57.94"
(1,471.68mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jan 1931–Dec 1933
36-Month
85.46"
(2,170.68mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1932 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1930–Dec 1933
48-Month
111.04"
(2,820.42mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jan 1929–Dec 1933
60-Month
141.19"
(3,586.23mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/