Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, November 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1998
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1926
Oct–Nov 1998
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Sep–Nov 1998
3-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Aug–Nov 1998
4-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1995
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul–Nov 1998
5-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1995
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun–Nov 1998
6-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1995
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1982
May–Nov 1998
7-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Apr–Nov 1998
8-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1982
Mar–Nov 1998
9-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Feb–Nov 1998
10-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
13.26"
(336.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Nov 1998
11-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
15.98"
(405.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1997–Nov 1998
12-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
15.32"
(389.13mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1997–Nov 1998
18-Month
44.92"
(1,140.97mm)
27.39"
(695.71mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1996–Nov 1998
24-Month
64.32"
(1,633.73mm)
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
19.51"
(495.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1995–Nov 1998
36-Month
93.65"
(2,378.71mm)
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
26.39"
(670.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1994–Nov 1998
48-Month
125.88"
(3,197.35mm)
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1993–Nov 1998
60-Month
143.13"
(3,635.50mm)
111.63"
(2,835.40mm)
31.50"
(800.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/