Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1994 1989
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1990
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1959
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1994 1959
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Ties: 1961
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1990 2013
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
53.11"
(1,348.99mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
8.34"
(211.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 2014
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
88.31"
(2,243.07mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
21.09"
(535.68mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2015
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
105.85"
(2,688.59mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
16.42"
(417.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
132.55"
(3,366.77mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
20.90"
(530.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1932
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 26, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/