Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1944
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 2020
Nov–Dec 1944
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Oct–Dec 1944
3-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Sep–Dec 1944
4-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1943 1939
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Aug–Dec 1944
5-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Dec 1944
6-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jun–Dec 1944
7-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Ties: 1978
May–Dec 1944
8-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Apr–Dec 1944
9-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Mar–Dec 1944
10-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Feb–Dec 1944
11-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jan–Dec 1944
12-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1973
Ties: 1974, 1994
Jul 1943–Dec 1944
18-Month
42.28"
(1,073.91mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1954
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jan 1943–Dec 1944
24-Month
57.43"
(1,458.72mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jan 1942–Dec 1944
36-Month
88.76"
(2,254.50mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jan 1941–Dec 1944
48-Month
121.57"
(3,087.88mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1940–Dec 1944
60-Month
151.98"
(3,860.29mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/