Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1991
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1950
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1940
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1950
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Ties: 1990
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1981
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
13.74"
(349.00mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1919
Ties: 1944
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1919
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
21.46"
(545.08mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
23.99"
(609.35mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
34.68"
(880.87mm)
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1917
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
48.33"
(1,227.58mm)
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1964 1917
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1909
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
78.98"
(2,006.09mm)
81.41"
(2,067.81mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
106.25"
(2,698.75mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
138.13"
(3,508.50mm)
135.60"
(3,444.24mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/