Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1945
1-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1944 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1955
Nov–Dec 1945
2-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Oct–Dec 1945
3-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep–Dec 1945
4-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug–Dec 1945
5-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Dec 1945
6-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Dec 1945
7-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1944 1990
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1945
8-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr–Dec 1945
9-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Mar–Dec 1945
10-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Feb–Dec 1945
11-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan–Dec 1945
12-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jul 1944–Dec 1945
18-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan 1944–Dec 1945
24-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1944 2014
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1943–Dec 1945
36-Month
71.46"
(1,815.08mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1944 2015
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1942–Dec 1945
48-Month
93.93"
(2,385.82mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan 1941–Dec 1945
60-Month
128.79"
(3,271.27mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
17.14"
(435.36mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1943 1932
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/