Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1955
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1962 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 2007
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1990
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
34.66"
(880.36mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
50.28"
(1,277.11mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 2014
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
67.49"
(1,714.25mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1973 2015
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
85.73"
(2,177.54mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1949
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
113.54"
(2,883.92mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1932
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 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/