Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1989
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2000 1990
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2000 1959
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2000 1959
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1959
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Ties: 1951
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2000 2014
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
62.08"
(1,576.83mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
98.49"
(2,501.65mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
9.06"
(230.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2000 1949
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
119.09"
(3,024.89mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
7.44"
(188.98mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1994 1932
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/