Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wyoming

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964, 1996
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1914
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1942
Ties: 1922, 1977
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1952
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1923
Ties: 1940
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1939
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1923
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1935
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1923
Ties: 1987
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1900
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1923
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
12.66"
(321.56mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
22.77"
(578.36mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1927
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
33.75"
(857.25mm)
31.87"
(809.50mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 1924
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
48.28"
(1,226.31mm)
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1947
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
65.33"
(1,659.38mm)
63.72"
(1,618.49mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
78.25"
(1,987.55mm)
79.58"
(2,021.33mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/