Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1950
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1940
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1950
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
13.74"
(349.00mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1919
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1919
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
23.99"
(609.35mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
45.38"
(1,152.65mm)
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
56.68"
(1,439.67mm)
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1990, 1994
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
79.32"
(2,014.73mm)
81.41"
(2,067.81mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
109.97"
(2,793.24mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
137.24"
(3,485.90mm)
135.60"
(3,444.24mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/