Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest to Date 1989
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1956
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 2009
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 2013
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 2013
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1990
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1959
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1959
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1959
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 2013
101st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 2013
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/