Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1995 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
4.77"
(121.15mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1994 1959
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 1959
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
15.71"
(399.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1929
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
64.74"
(1,644.40mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
12.48"
(317.00mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
84.89"
(2,156.21mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
15.36"
(390.15mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
102.55"
(2,604.77mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
15.72"
(399.29mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1932
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/