Climate at a Glance

Regional 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 September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1966 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1965 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1908
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 2014
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
63.56"
(1,614.42mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
81.87"
(2,079.50mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
125.00"
(3,175.00mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
164.59"
(4,180.59mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
206.25"
(5,238.75mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/