Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1955
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1959
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1959
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
53.49"
(1,358.65mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
71.02"
(1,803.91mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 2015
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
82.77"
(2,102.36mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 1949
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1983
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
103.71"
(2,634.23mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-7.94"
(-201.68mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/