Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2005
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1976
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
39.33"
(998.98mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
42.35"
(1,075.69mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
45.00"
(1,143.00mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
73.15"
(1,858.01mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
100.14"
(2,543.56mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
16.08"
(408.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
141.11"
(3,584.19mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
15.09"
(383.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
182.01"
(4,623.05mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
13.99"
(355.34mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
225.14"
(5,718.56mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
15.08"
(383.04mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/