Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1955
Ties: 1918
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1990
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-7.69"
(-195.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-3.87"
(-98.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-11.75"
(-298.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
75.48"
(1,917.19mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 2015
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
107.47"
(2,729.74mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
18.04"
(458.22mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1949
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
133.71"
(3,396.23mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
22.06"
(560.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1932
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 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/