Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Georgia

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
3.41"
(86.61mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
9.67"
(245.62mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1917
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-5.33"
(-135.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1958 1939, 1984
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1898
Ties: 1933
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
24.11"
(612.39mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1898
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1898
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
32.31"
(820.67mm)
-5.87"
(-149.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1960 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
36.12"
(917.45mm)
-6.31"
(-160.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
42.88"
(1,089.15mm)
50.07"
(1,271.78mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
70.13"
(1,781.30mm)
74.19"
(1,884.43mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
91.06"
(2,312.92mm)
100.28"
(2,547.11mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
146.67"
(3,725.42mm)
150.53"
(3,823.46mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
208.02"
(5,283.71mm)
200.81"
(5,100.57mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
258.53"
(6,566.66mm)
250.99"
(6,375.15mm)
7.54"
(191.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/