Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1993 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
9.31"
(236.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
10.96"
(278.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
44.62"
(1,133.35mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
9.81"
(249.18mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
68.77"
(1,746.76mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
16.51"
(419.36mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
95.14"
(2,416.56mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
25.61"
(650.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1949
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
109.36"
(2,777.74mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
22.53"
(572.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1932
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/