Climate at a Glance

Regional 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 May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Ties: 1902, 1972
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2018
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924, 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1986
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
41.41"
(1,051.81mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
12.01"
(305.06mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
67.33"
(1,710.18mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
81.63"
(2,073.40mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
11.79"
(299.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
116.54"
(2,960.12mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
11.76"
(298.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1992
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
148.32"
(3,767.33mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
8.61"
(218.70mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
183.64"
(4,664.46mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/