Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1976 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1965 1908
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
69.66"
(1,769.36mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1974 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
134.88"
(3,425.95mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
8.86"
(225.04mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
183.18"
(4,652.77mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
226.40"
(5,750.56mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1974 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/