Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1895 1989
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1990
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1959
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1895 1959
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1895 1959
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
7.12"
(180.84mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 1976
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
104th Driest Driest to Date 2014
20th 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/