Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2000 1989
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1955
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 1995
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2007 1990
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1999 1959
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-6.31"
(-160.28mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1990 1959
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1990 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Ties: 1956
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-13.09"
(-332.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1990 2014
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
55.29"
(1,404.37mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-11.93"
(-303.02mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1991 2015
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
85.39"
(2,168.91mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1949
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
107.15"
(2,721.61mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2004 1932
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/