Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1990
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
6.54"
(166.11mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
38.89"
(987.81mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
46.14"
(1,171.96mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 2014
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
64.38"
(1,635.25mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2015
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
92.19"
(2,341.63mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1968 1949
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
122.79"
(3,118.87mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 26, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/