Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Ties: 1964
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2013 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2001 1908
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1921
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1896
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2001 1964
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
39.31"
(998.47mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
61.30"
(1,557.02mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
81.79"
(2,077.47mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 1906
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
127.15"
(3,229.61mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
171.49"
(4,355.85mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
214.16"
(5,439.66mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011

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