Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1989
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1955
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1990
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1959
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1950 1959
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 2001
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
36.27"
(921.26mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
49.53"
(1,258.06mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2014
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
64.75"
(1,644.65mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
84.97"
(2,158.24mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1949
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
98.14"
(2,492.76mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-13.51"
(-343.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1932
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/