Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Precipitation Rankings, November 1972

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1972
1-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1926
Oct–Nov 1972
2-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Sep–Nov 1972
3-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Aug–Nov 1972
4-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1995
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jul–Nov 1972
5-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1995
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun–Nov 1972
6-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1995
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1982
May–Nov 1972
7-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Apr–Nov 1972
8-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1959
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1982
Mar–Nov 1972
9-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1959
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Feb–Nov 1972
10-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan–Nov 1972
11-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Dec 1971–Nov 1972
12-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1992
Jun 1971–Nov 1972
18-Month
23.40"
(594.36mm)
27.39"
(695.71mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1929
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Dec 1970–Nov 1972
24-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Dec 1969–Nov 1972
36-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Dec 1968–Nov 1972
48-Month
96.02"
(2,438.91mm)
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 2015
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Dec 1967–Nov 1972
60-Month
114.08"
(2,897.63mm)
111.63"
(2,835.40mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1933
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/