Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1919 1989
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1955
Ties: 1982
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1931
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
4.43"
(112.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1919 1990
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1919 1959
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1983
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1919 1959
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
5.44"
(138.17mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1919 1959
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1983
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1919 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
41.58"
(1,056.13mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1919 2014
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
61.91"
(1,572.51mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-5.31"
(-134.88mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1919 2015
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
76.13"
(1,933.70mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-13.30"
(-337.82mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1949
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
102.25"
(2,597.15mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1901 1932
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/