Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2009
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1989
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1955
Nov–Dec 2009
2-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Ties: 1895
Oct–Dec 2009
3-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Sep–Dec 2009
4-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Aug–Dec 2009
5-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jul–Dec 2009
6-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jun–Dec 2009
7-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1990
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
May–Dec 2009
8-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Apr–Dec 2009
9-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Mar–Dec 2009
10-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Feb–Dec 2009
11-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan–Dec 2009
12-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jul 2008–Dec 2009
18-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jan 2008–Dec 2009
24-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-9.87"
(-250.70mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2008 2014
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2007–Dec 2009
36-Month
48.73"
(1,237.74mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-18.49"
(-469.65mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1991 2015
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Ties: 1991
Jan 2006–Dec 2009
48-Month
72.34"
(1,837.44mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-17.09"
(-434.08mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 1949
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jan 2005–Dec 2009
60-Month
102.44"
(2,601.98mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.21"
(-233.93mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2003 1932
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 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/