Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2010
1-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1989
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1955
Nov–Dec 2010
2-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Oct–Dec 2010
3-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep–Dec 2010
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Ties: 1982
Aug–Dec 2010
5-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jul–Dec 2010
6-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jun–Dec 2010
7-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1990
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May–Dec 2010
8-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1959
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr–Dec 2010
9-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1959
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar–Dec 2010
10-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1959
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–Dec 2010
11-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–Dec 2010
12-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jul 2009–Dec 2010
18-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jan 2009–Dec 2010
24-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2008–Dec 2010
36-Month
66.08"
(1,678.43mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2009 2015
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2007–Dec 2010
48-Month
79.91"
(2,029.71mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-9.52"
(-241.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1949
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jan 2006–Dec 2010
60-Month
103.52"
(2,629.41mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-8.13"
(-206.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1932
78th 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/