Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1908
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
34.67"
(880.62mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
38.17"
(969.52mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1960
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
64.38"
(1,635.25mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
83.14"
(2,111.76mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1992 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
137.54"
(3,493.52mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
176.99"
(4,495.55mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1972
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
221.70"
(5,631.18mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
11.64"
(295.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/