Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1989
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1955
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1986 1990
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1946
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1927
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-6.32"
(-160.52mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
43.95"
(1,116.33mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 2014
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
58.65"
(1,489.71mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-8.57"
(-217.68mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 2015
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
76.97"
(1,955.04mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-12.46"
(-316.48mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1949
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
119.43"
(3,033.52mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1932
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/