Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1962
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1960 1989
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1955
Nov–Dec 1962
2-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Oct–Dec 1962
3-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Sep–Dec 1962
4-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Ties: 1916
Aug–Dec 1962
5-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Jul–Dec 1962
6-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Jun–Dec 1962
7-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1990
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
May–Dec 1962
8-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1961 1959
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Apr–Dec 1962
9-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 1959
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Mar–Dec 1962
10-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–Dec 1962
11-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–Dec 1962
12-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1961–Dec 1962
18-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1961 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan 1961–Dec 1962
24-Month
38.63"
(981.20mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-6.14"
(-155.96mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2014
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Jan 1960–Dec 1962
36-Month
60.40"
(1,534.16mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1961 2015
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jan 1959–Dec 1962
48-Month
75.61"
(1,920.49mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-13.82"
(-351.03mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1950 1949
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan 1958–Dec 1962
60-Month
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1932
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/