Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1982
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924, 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1963 1917
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
49.06"
(1,246.12mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1917
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1917
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
106.25"
(2,698.75mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
139.69"
(3,548.13mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1979
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
171.73"
(4,361.94mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 14, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/