Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1973
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2005
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1908
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
31.65"
(803.91mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1964
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
44.11"
(1,120.39mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
66.34"
(1,685.04mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1955
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
88.69"
(2,252.73mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
124.68"
(3,166.87mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
167.69"
(4,259.33mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
208.85"
(5,304.79mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/