Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1989
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1955
Ties: 1957
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1910, 2018
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1959
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1944
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1992
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 1959
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-9.04"
(-229.61mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
-11.92"
(-302.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 2015
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
61.45"
(1,560.83mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
-8.08"
(-205.23mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1949
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
78.50"
(1,993.90mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-8.33"
(-211.58mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1932
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/