Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1989
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1955
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1927
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1904
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 1990
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1987
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
65.20"
(1,656.08mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1936 2015
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
87.98"
(2,234.69mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1949
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
110.45"
(2,805.43mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1932
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/