Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1955
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Ties: 1977
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 2014
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
49.05"
(1,245.87mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Ties: 1936
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
56.78"
(1,442.21mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
-12.75"
(-323.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2015 1949
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
74.23"
(1,885.44mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-12.60"
(-320.04mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2015 1932
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/