Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2000
1-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1989 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2015
Ties: 1938
Nov–Dec 2000
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015
Oct–Dec 2000
3-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015
Sep–Dec 2000
4-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1999 1939
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Aug–Dec 2000
5-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jul–Dec 2000
6-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jun–Dec 2000
7-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
May–Dec 2000
8-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015
Apr–Dec 2000
9-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1999 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015
Mar–Dec 2000
10-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1999 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015
Feb–Dec 2000
11-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1999 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jan–Dec 2000
12-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1973
Jul 1999–Dec 2000
18-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1954
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan 1999–Dec 2000
24-Month
56.69"
(1,439.93mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan 1998–Dec 2000
36-Month
90.58"
(2,300.73mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan 1997–Dec 2000
48-Month
122.44"
(3,109.98mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan 1996–Dec 2000
60-Month
156.14"
(3,965.96mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/