Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1989
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1955
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1967, 1995
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1990
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1959
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1959
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1895 1959
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1942
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
51.46"
(1,307.08mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
99th Driest Driest to Date 2014
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
74.34"
(1,888.24mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 2015
28th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/