Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1930 1989
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1949 1990
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1924
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1950 2014
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
68.75"
(1,746.25mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
94.69"
(2,405.13mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 1949
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
109.91"
(2,791.71mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1951 1932
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/