Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1964
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1996
Ties: 1970
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1996
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1996
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1996
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1996
Ties: 1982
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1996
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
34.80"
(883.92mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
39.06"
(992.12mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1996
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
54.65"
(1,388.11mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
70.01"
(1,778.25mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
5.82"
(147.82mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1996
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
103.24"
(2,622.30mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
6.91"
(175.52mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1997
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
139.67"
(3,547.62mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
164.45"
(4,177.03mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1932
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/