Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1976 1989
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1990
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Ties: 1932
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1959
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1959
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2014
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
57.27"
(1,454.66mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-9.95"
(-252.73mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
99.73"
(2,533.14mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1980 1949
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
131.72"
(3,345.69mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
20.07"
(509.78mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1932
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/