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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1923

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1923
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1930
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Nov–Dec 1923
2-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
73rd Driest
Driest since:
1976
55th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Ties: 1998, 2009, 2014
Oct–Dec 1923
3-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1917
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Sep–Dec 1923
4-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1939
36th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Dec 1923
5-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
1917
27th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Dec 1923
6-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
94th Driest
Driest since:
1917
34th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 2019
Jun–Dec 1923
7-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1917
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
May–Dec 1923
8-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
104th Driest
Driest since:
1917
24th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Ties: 1968
Apr–Dec 1923
9-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
1956
22nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Dec 1923
10-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
25th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Feb–Dec 1923
11-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
96th Driest
Driest since:
1910
32nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jan–Dec 1923
12-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
100th Driest
Driest since:
1910
28th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Jul 1922–Dec 1923
18-Month
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1954
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1922–Dec 1923
24-Month
61.57"
(1,563.88mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1931
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1921–Dec 1923
36-Month
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
66th Driest
Driest since:
1956
60th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1920–Dec 1923
48-Month
121.65"
(3,089.91mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
78th Driest
Driest since:
1956
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1919–Dec 1923
60-Month
153.41"
(3,896.61mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
1956
37th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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