Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1917
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1989
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1955
Nov–Dec 1917
2-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Oct–Dec 1917
3-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-4.58"
(-116.34mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Sep–Dec 1917
4-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Aug–Dec 1917
5-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jul–Dec 1917
6-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-4.82"
(-122.42mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jun–Dec 1917
7-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1990
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
May–Dec 1917
8-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1959
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Apr–Dec 1917
9-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1959
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Mar–Dec 1917
10-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-7.16"
(-181.87mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1959
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Feb–Dec 1917
11-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-6.43"
(-163.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1910 2013
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan–Dec 1917
12-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jul 1916–Dec 1917
18-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan 1916–Dec 1917
24-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1911 2014
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan 1915–Dec 1917
36-Month
67.30"
(1,709.42mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1914 2015
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Ties: 1901
Jan 1914–Dec 1917
48-Month
92.86"
(2,358.64mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1949
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan 1913–Dec 1917
60-Month
114.47"
(2,907.54mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1914 1932
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/