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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1936
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
1930
29th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Ties: 1992
Nov–Dec 1936
2-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1976
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Oct–Dec 1936
3-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1917
97th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Sep–Dec 1936
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1939
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Dec 1936
5-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1917
93rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Dec 1936
6-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
28th Driest
Driest since:
1917
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 1916
Jun–Dec 1936
7-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1917
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
May–Dec 1936
8-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1917
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Apr–Dec 1936
9-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1956
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Dec 1936
10-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
1956
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Feb–Dec 1936
11-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1910
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jan–Dec 1936
12-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1910
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Jul 1935–Dec 1936
18-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1954
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1936
24-Month
56.76"
(1,441.70mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1934–Dec 1936
36-Month
82.55"
(2,096.77mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1956
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1933–Dec 1936
48-Month
110.05"
(2,795.27mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-9.73"
(-247.14mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1932–Dec 1936
60-Month
140.49"
(3,568.45mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-9.19"
(-233.42mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1956
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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