Climate at a Glance

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1990
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1990
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1963
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
16.27"
(413.26mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Ties: 1898
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
20.27"
(514.86mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
28.79"
(731.27mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
32.70"
(830.58mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
38.33"
(973.58mm)
36.51"
(927.35mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
39.24"
(996.70mm)
39.19"
(995.43mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
68.14"
(1,730.76mm)
62.51"
(1,587.75mm)
5.63"
(143.01mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
87.40"
(2,219.96mm)
84.45"
(2,145.03mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
122.58"
(3,113.53mm)
126.69"
(3,217.93mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
170.15"
(4,321.81mm)
168.95"
(4,291.33mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2021
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
216.55"
(5,500.37mm)
211.20"
(5,364.48mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/