Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 1989
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1955
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Ties: 1914
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1990
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Ties: 1997
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1959 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-6.47"
(-164.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1960 2014
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
53.51"
(1,359.15mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-13.71"
(-348.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1949 2015
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
81.27"
(2,064.26mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-8.16"
(-207.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 1949
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
105.82"
(2,687.83mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 1932
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/