Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1989
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1955
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-3.47"
(-88.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1990
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-3.58"
(-90.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2013
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-7.74"
(-196.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
32.05"
(814.07mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-12.72"
(-323.09mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-15.47"
(-392.94mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
76.00"
(1,930.40mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-13.43"
(-341.12mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1949
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
90.70"
(2,303.78mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-20.95"
(-532.13mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1932
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/