Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1955
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1908
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 2007
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
42.38"
(1,076.45mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
61.60"
(1,564.64mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
79.18"
(2,011.17mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
127.91"
(3,248.91mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
216.95"
(5,510.53mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/