Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1982
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2018
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924, 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2018
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
29.57"
(751.08mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
48.66"
(1,235.96mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
66.90"
(1,699.26mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
108.01"
(2,743.45mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
140.04"
(3,557.02mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
173.65"
(4,410.71mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/