Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1898 1989
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1955
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1898 1990
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1959
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1898 1959
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1959
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
32.11"
(815.59mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
42.49"
(1,079.25mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2014
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
67.30"
(1,709.42mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1900 2015
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1917
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
79.77"
(2,026.16mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-9.66"
(-245.36mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1900 1949
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 1913
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
101.72"
(2,583.69mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.93"
(-252.22mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1932
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/