Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1990
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1955
Nov–Dec 1990
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Oct–Dec 1990
3-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Sep–Dec 1990
4-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Aug–Dec 1990
5-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-5.18"
(-131.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jul–Dec 1990
6-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jun–Dec 1990
7-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-5.24"
(-133.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1990
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
May–Dec 1990
8-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Apr–Dec 1990
9-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Mar–Dec 1990
10-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-6.38"
(-162.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1959
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Feb–Dec 1990
11-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jan–Dec 1990
12-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-8.40"
(-213.36mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jul 1989–Dec 1990
18-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-11.89"
(-302.00mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jan 1989–Dec 1990
24-Month
28.94"
(735.08mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-15.83"
(-402.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jan 1988–Dec 1990
36-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-21.18"
(-537.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2015
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jan 1987–Dec 1990
48-Month
65.74"
(1,669.80mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-23.69"
(-601.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1949
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1990
60-Month
89.99"
(2,285.75mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-21.66"
(-550.16mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1933 1932
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 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/