Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1925 1917
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1982
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1917
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1917
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 2012
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924, 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1966
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1930
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
27.20"
(690.88mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1973
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
65.00"
(1,651.00mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
105.34"
(2,675.64mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
144.37"
(3,667.00mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
184.52"
(4,686.81mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/