Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1917, 1976
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Ties: 1947
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1903
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1978
Ties: 1957
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1972
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Ties: 1938
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
53rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
58.46"
(1,484.88mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 1956
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/