Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1941
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1950
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1983
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
35.19"
(893.83mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1929
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
50.49"
(1,282.45mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 2015
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
71.30"
(1,811.02mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1949
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
94.47"
(2,399.54mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
24th 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 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/