Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2004 1989
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
5.86"
(148.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
40.75"
(1,035.05mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 1929
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
57.52"
(1,461.01mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
71.07"
(1,805.18mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1949
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
88.28"
(2,242.31mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1932
42nd 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 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/