Climate at a Glance

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South 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
2.31"
(58.67mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1982
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1983
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2018
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924, 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
48.11"
(1,221.99mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
65.64"
(1,667.26mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1974
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
98.58"
(2,503.93mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1992
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
135.93"
(3,452.62mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
176.24"
(4,476.50mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2022, retrieved on August 8, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/