Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1967 1989
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1955
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1967 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1990
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1988
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
18.24"
(463.30mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
46.05"
(1,169.67mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 2014
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
76.65"
(1,946.91mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
9.43"
(239.52mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
97.02"
(2,464.31mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1949
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
120.77"
(3,067.56mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 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/