Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1989
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1955
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-5.28"
(-134.12mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1958 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-4.53"
(-115.07mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1958 2013
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-4.62"
(-117.34mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1917 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1917 1990
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1959
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-6.44"
(-163.57mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1959
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-8.79"
(-223.27mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1959
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-7.18"
(-182.38mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-11.67"
(-296.41mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
42.97"
(1,091.44mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 2014
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
67.52"
(1,715.01mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1957 2015
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
85.37"
(2,168.40mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1949
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
109.08"
(2,770.63mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1932
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/