Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1902

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1902
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1901 1989
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1955
Nov–Dec 1902
2-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 1972
Oct–Dec 1902
3-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Sep–Dec 1902
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Aug–Dec 1902
5-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jul–Dec 1902
6-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jun–Dec 1902
7-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1901 1990
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
May–Dec 1902
8-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1901 1959
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Apr–Dec 1902
9-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 1959
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Mar–Dec 1902
10-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 1959
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Feb–Dec 1902
11-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Dec 1902
12-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jul 1901–Dec 1902
18-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Jan 1901–Dec 1902
24-Month
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1901 2014
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1900–Dec 1902
36-Month
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1901 2015
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan 1899–Dec 1902
48-Month
92.12"
(2,339.85mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1901 1949
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan 1898–Dec 1902
60-Month
104.59"
(2,656.59mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1901 1932
76th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/