Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2005 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1982
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2005 1917
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2005 1917
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Ties: 1962
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1924, 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2006 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1973
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
75.61"
(1,920.49mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
5.77"
(146.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1974
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
108.34"
(2,751.84mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1992
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
137.89"
(3,502.41mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
182.75"
(4,641.85mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/