Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1982
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1919
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
21.00"
(533.40mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924, 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1988 1917
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1988 1917
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1907
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
77.97"
(1,980.44mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1974
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
112.45"
(2,856.23mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1992
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
148.46"
(3,770.88mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
185.44"
(4,710.18mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

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  • 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/