Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1899
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1989
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1955
Nov–Dec 1899
2-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1944
Oct–Dec 1899
3-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep–Dec 1899
4-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug–Dec 1899
5-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Dec 1899
6-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Dec 1899
7-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 1990
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1899
8-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1898 1959
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr–Dec 1899
9-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1898 1959
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Mar–Dec 1899
10-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1898 1959
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Feb–Dec 1899
11-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jan–Dec 1899
12-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jul 1898–Dec 1899
18-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1898–Dec 1899
24-Month
37.28"
(946.91mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-7.49"
(-190.25mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 2014
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1897–Dec 1899
36-Month
59.23"
(1,504.44mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-7.99"
(-202.95mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2015
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Jan 1896–Dec 1899
48-Month
88.74"
(2,254.00mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1898 1949
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan 1895–Dec 1899
60-Month
111.62"
(2,835.15mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 1932
50th 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/