Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2015
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1939
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1917
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2015
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
4.82"
(122.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
51.79"
(1,315.47mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1954
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
68.62"
(1,742.95mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
98.58"
(2,503.93mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
126.85"
(3,221.99mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
159.60"
(4,053.84mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/