Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1989
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1955
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1969 1917
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
3.48"
(88.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1969 1917
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1969 1917
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1969 1917
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
2.28"
(57.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1968 1959
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1969 1929
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
60.05"
(1,525.27mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
78.61"
(1,996.69mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 1949
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
92.39"
(2,346.71mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/