Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1982
Ties: 1999
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924, 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2018
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1967
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
56.69"
(1,439.93mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
73.14"
(1,857.76mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
106.75"
(2,711.45mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
139.69"
(3,548.13mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1970
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
177.04"
(4,496.82mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 11, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/