Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2004 1989
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1955
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2004 1990
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
6.22"
(157.98mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
10.74"
(272.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
51.86"
(1,317.24mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2014
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
73.49"
(1,866.65mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
92.17"
(2,341.12mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1949
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
115.19"
(2,925.83mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1932
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/