Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Ties: 2006
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1935 1990
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Ties: 1943
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1938 1959
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1959
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1932 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-5.88"
(-149.36mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-7.06"
(-179.33mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-9.03"
(-229.36mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1929 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
44.00"
(1,117.60mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
71.80"
(1,823.72mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1936 2015
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
95.75"
(2,432.05mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
116.91"
(2,969.51mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1932
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 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/