Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1950
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1949 1989
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1955
Nov–Dec 1950
2-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Oct–Dec 1950
3-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Sep–Dec 1950
4-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Aug–Dec 1950
5-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1931
Jul–Dec 1950
6-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jun–Dec 1950
7-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1949 1990
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
May–Dec 1950
8-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Apr–Dec 1950
9-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Mar–Dec 1950
10-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–Dec 1950
11-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–Dec 1950
12-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jul 1949–Dec 1950
18-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1949–Dec 1950
24-Month
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1949 2014
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1948–Dec 1950
36-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1949 2015
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1947–Dec 1950
48-Month
74.55"
(1,893.57mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-14.88"
(-377.95mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1949 1949
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan 1946–Dec 1950
60-Month
91.07"
(2,313.18mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-20.58"
(-522.73mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1932
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/