Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Ties: 2017
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Ties: 1905
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1908
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Ties: 1932
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
40.38"
(1,025.65mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
64.45"
(1,637.03mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
84.26"
(2,140.20mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
123.56"
(3,138.42mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
168.69"
(4,284.73mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
219.65"
(5,579.11mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/