Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2006 1989
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1955
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 1915
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1947
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1999 1959
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1919
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-9.87"
(-250.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1990 1929
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
42.81"
(1,087.37mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1991 2015
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
66.08"
(1,678.43mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1949
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
83.56"
(2,122.42mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2004 1932
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/