Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1989
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1955
Ties: 1920
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1983
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1983
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 2010
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1990
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1981 1959
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1959
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1959
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
45.76"
(1,162.30mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
58.23"
(1,479.04mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1981 2014
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
82.35"
(2,091.69mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 2015
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
106.98"
(2,717.29mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1981 1949
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
135.84"
(3,450.34mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
24.19"
(614.43mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1981 1932
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/