Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
6.33"
(160.79mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1990
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
7.29"
(185.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1994 1959
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
10.12"
(257.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
39.00"
(990.60mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1994 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
67.71"
(1,719.83mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
22.94"
(582.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2014
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
85.25"
(2,165.35mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
111.95"
(2,843.53mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
22.52"
(572.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
135.18"
(3,433.57mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
23.53"
(597.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1932
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 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/