Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.22"
(-56.38mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1989
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1955
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2013
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2013
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1990
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1959
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1959
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1959
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-7.01"
(-178.06mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 2013
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-9.92"
(-251.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-11.26"
(-286.00mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-10.35"
(-262.89mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 2014
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
63.93"
(1,623.82mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 2015
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
86.81"
(2,204.97mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 1949
65th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/