Climate at a Glance

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West 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
1.09"
(27.69mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1989
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1955
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1923
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1917
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1917
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1895 1959
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1930
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1959
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 2013
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1959
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1929
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 2015
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
67.86"
(1,723.64mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1949
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/