Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1989
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1955
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1990
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1987 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1971
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-4.88"
(-123.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-7.97"
(-202.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 2014
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
61.05"
(1,550.67mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1987 2015
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
75.75"
(1,924.05mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-13.68"
(-347.47mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1949
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
94.07"
(2,389.38mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-17.58"
(-446.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1932
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/