Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1943
1-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1955
Nov–Dec 1943
2-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Ties: 1993
Oct–Dec 1943
3-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep–Dec 1943
4-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Aug–Dec 1943
5-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jul–Dec 1943
6-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jun–Dec 1943
7-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1990
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Ties: 1939
May–Dec 1943
8-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1959
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Apr–Dec 1943
9-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Mar–Dec 1943
10-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Feb–Dec 1943
11-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan–Dec 1943
12-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1942 2013
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jul 1942–Dec 1943
18-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1942–Dec 1943
24-Month
45.25"
(1,149.35mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1939 2014
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1941–Dec 1943
36-Month
80.11"
(2,034.79mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
12.89"
(327.40mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1940 2015
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1940–Dec 1943
48-Month
112.78"
(2,864.61mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
23.35"
(593.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1942 1949
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1939–Dec 1943
60-Month
128.11"
(3,253.99mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
16.46"
(418.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1932
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/