Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1989
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1955
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Ties: 1971
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2001 1959
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1959
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1959
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Ties: 1897, 1984
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1959
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1991 1929
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
47.53"
(1,207.26mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
64.43"
(1,636.52mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1949
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
77.98"
(1,980.69mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1993 1932
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/