Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1982
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2015
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2015
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1907
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1924, 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
22.36"
(567.94mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2015
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
34.57"
(878.08mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2015
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2015
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
41.02"
(1,041.91mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2015
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
75.50"
(1,917.70mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1974
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
111.51"
(2,832.35mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1992
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
148.49"
(3,771.65mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
8.78"
(223.02mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2018
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
186.18"
(4,728.97mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
11.63"
(295.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 2, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/