Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1957
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 2021
Nov–Dec 1957
2-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Oct–Dec 1957
3-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Sep–Dec 1957
4-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 1939
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Aug–Dec 1957
5-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1984
Jul–Dec 1957
6-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jun–Dec 1957
7-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
May–Dec 1957
8-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Apr–Dec 1957
9-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 1957
10-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Feb–Dec 1957
11-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1957
12-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jul 1956–Dec 1957
18-Month
45.66"
(1,159.76mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1954
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1956–Dec 1957
24-Month
59.25"
(1,504.95mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1955–Dec 1957
36-Month
86.99"
(2,209.55mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1957
48-Month
113.14"
(2,873.76mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-6.64"
(-168.65mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1953–Dec 1957
60-Month
141.45"
(3,592.83mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/