Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1954 1989
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1990
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1954 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1954 1959
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1959
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
46.71"
(1,186.43mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1954 2014
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
63.90"
(1,623.06mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
91.87"
(2,333.50mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1949
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
115.46"
(2,932.68mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1953 1932
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 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/