Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1930 1989
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1917
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1917
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1917
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1917
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1935 1959
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Ties: 1935
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1959
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1983
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1959
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
7.83"
(198.89mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1929
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
61.59"
(1,564.39mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
9.33"
(236.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
77.97"
(1,980.44mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
91.69"
(2,328.93mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1932
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983

Citing This Page

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