Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1929
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1928 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2015
Ties: 2013
Nov–Dec 1929
2-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1928 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2015
Oct–Dec 1929
3-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1928 1917
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2015
Sep–Dec 1929
4-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1939
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Ties: 1940
Aug–Dec 1929
5-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1924 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
Jul–Dec 1929
6-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1924 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
Jun–Dec 1929
7-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
May–Dec 1929
8-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1925 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2015
Ties: 1913
Apr–Dec 1929
9-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2015
Mar–Dec 1929
10-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2015
Feb–Dec 1929
11-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
Jan–Dec 1929
12-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1928 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1973
Jul 1928–Dec 1929
18-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1925 1954
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan 1928–Dec 1929
24-Month
59.65"
(1,515.11mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan 1927–Dec 1929
36-Month
91.71"
(2,329.43mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan 1926–Dec 1929
48-Month
122.65"
(3,115.31mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan 1925–Dec 1929
60-Month
149.61"
(3,800.09mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/