Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1982
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1923
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
8.43"
(214.12mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
9.02"
(229.10mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924, 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
41.35"
(1,050.29mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
7.84"
(199.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
60.27"
(1,530.86mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
80.92"
(2,055.37mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1974
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
119.09"
(3,024.89mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
14.31"
(363.48mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1992
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
166.89"
(4,239.01mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
27.18"
(690.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
199.47"
(5,066.54mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/