Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2011 1989
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1955
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2011 1917
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1917
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1917
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2011 1917
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2011 1959
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2011 1959
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2011 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2009 1959
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
32.05"
(814.07mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2009 1929
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2011 2015
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
69.61"
(1,768.09mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2011 1949
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
83.27"
(2,115.06mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2011 1932
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/