Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1989
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1943 1990
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 2011
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1932 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-3.88"
(-98.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1932 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-8.33"
(-211.58mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-15.08"
(-383.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-11.15"
(-283.21mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
78.37"
(1,990.60mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-11.06"
(-280.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1949
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
101.15"
(2,569.21mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-10.50"
(-266.70mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1932
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 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/