Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1943
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1928
Nov–Dec 1943
2-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1904
Oct–Dec 1943
3-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Sep–Dec 1943
4-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Aug–Dec 1943
5-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Dec 1943
6-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jun–Dec 1943
7-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
May–Dec 1943
8-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Apr–Dec 1943
9-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Mar–Dec 1943
10-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Feb–Dec 1943
11-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jan–Dec 1943
12-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1973
Jul 1942–Dec 1943
18-Month
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1954
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1942–Dec 1943
24-Month
58.14"
(1,476.76mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1941–Dec 1943
36-Month
90.95"
(2,310.13mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1940–Dec 1943
48-Month
121.36"
(3,082.54mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1939–Dec 1943
60-Month
147.69"
(3,751.33mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/