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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
126th Driest
Driest since:
1930
2nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2015
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1976
3rd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2015
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1917
4th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2015
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
120th Driest
Driest since:
1939
8th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
114th Driest
Driest since:
1917
14th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
1917
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1917
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1917
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
26.28"
(667.51mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1956
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1956
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1910
9th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
3.92"
(99.56mm)
120th Driest
Driest since:
1910
8th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
49.31"
(1,252.47mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1954
8th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
63.82"
(1,621.03mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
108th Driest
Driest since:
1931
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
92.09"
(2,339.09mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1956
40th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
124.84"
(3,170.94mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
100th Driest
Driest since:
1956
25th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
154.98"
(3,936.49mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
98th Driest
Driest since:
1956
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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