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 1921

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 1921
1-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1920 1989
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1955
Nov–Dec 1921
2-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Oct–Dec 1921
3-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Sep–Dec 1921
4-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Aug–Dec 1921
5-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Jul–Dec 1921
6-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Jun–Dec 1921
7-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1990
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
May–Dec 1921
8-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 1959
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Apr–Dec 1921
9-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1919 1959
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Mar–Dec 1921
10-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1919 1959
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Feb–Dec 1921
11-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Ties: 1912
Jan–Dec 1921
12-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Jul 1920–Dec 1921
18-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1920 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Jan 1920–Dec 1921
24-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1920 2014
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan 1919–Dec 1921
36-Month
63.46"
(1,611.88mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1920 2015
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jan 1918–Dec 1921
48-Month
83.79"
(2,128.27mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-5.64"
(-143.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1949
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1983
Jan 1917–Dec 1921
60-Month
98.01"
(2,489.45mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-13.64"
(-346.46mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1932
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/