Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 1989
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1935 1990
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1959
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1932 1959
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1936 1959
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
7.07"
(179.57mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1983
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
8.81"
(223.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
56.47"
(1,434.34mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1937 2014
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
80.42"
(2,042.67mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
101.58"
(2,580.13mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
119.01"
(3,022.85mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1932
31st 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/