Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1955
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1999 2013
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1999 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1999 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1980
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1999 2013
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1905
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2000 1990
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2000 1959
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1947
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2009 1959
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
49.97"
(1,269.24mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2010 2014
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
67.02"
(1,702.31mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
84.87"
(2,155.70mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2010 1949
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-12.95"
(-328.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1993 1932
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/