Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2004 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2015
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2015
Ties: 1915
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2010 1917
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2007 1939
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Ties: 1915, 1975
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2015
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2015
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2015
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Ties: 1909
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1973
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
45.35"
(1,151.89mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1954
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
61.47"
(1,561.34mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
93.77"
(2,381.76mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
125.01"
(3,175.25mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
154.19"
(3,916.43mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

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