Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1987 1917
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
59.47"
(1,510.54mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
121.78"
(3,093.21mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
161.08"
(4,091.43mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
206.21"
(5,237.73mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/