Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1950 1917
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1970 1950
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1940
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1950
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1979 1917
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2018
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1978
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
13.74"
(349.00mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1919
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1919
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
23.99"
(609.35mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
56.55"
(1,436.37mm)
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
81.41"
(2,067.81mm)
6.13"
(155.71mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
113.23"
(2,876.04mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
135.87"
(3,451.10mm)
135.60"
(3,444.24mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

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