Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1944
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1930 1989
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1955
Nov–Dec 1944
2-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Ties: 1899
Oct–Dec 1944
3-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Sep–Dec 1944
4-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Aug–Dec 1944
5-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Ties: 2003
Jul–Dec 1944
6-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jun–Dec 1944
7-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1943 1990
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
May–Dec 1944
8-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Apr–Dec 1944
9-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Mar–Dec 1944
10-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Feb–Dec 1944
11-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan–Dec 1944
12-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jul 1943–Dec 1944
18-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1943–Dec 1944
24-Month
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 2014
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1942–Dec 1944
36-Month
67.55"
(1,715.77mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2015
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1941–Dec 1944
48-Month
102.41"
(2,601.21mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1949
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1940–Dec 1944
60-Month
135.08"
(3,431.03mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1943 1932
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 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/