Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2006
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2000 1989
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1955
Nov–Dec 2006
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Oct–Dec 2006
3-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Sep–Dec 2006
4-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Aug–Dec 2006
5-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jul–Dec 2006
6-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 1939
Jun–Dec 2006
7-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1990
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
May–Dec 2006
8-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1959
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Apr–Dec 2006
9-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2000 1959
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Mar–Dec 2006
10-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Feb–Dec 2006
11-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jan–Dec 2006
12-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jul 2005–Dec 2006
18-Month
35.43"
(899.92mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jan 2005–Dec 2006
24-Month
53.71"
(1,364.23mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
8.94"
(227.07mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2005 2014
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jan 2004–Dec 2006
36-Month
75.47"
(1,916.94mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2005 2015
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Ties: 2000
Jan 2003–Dec 2006
48-Month
97.10"
(2,466.34mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2005 1949
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan 2002–Dec 2006
60-Month
115.78"
(2,940.81mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1932
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/