Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1984
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1995
Ties: 1897
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1991 2014
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1956
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2001 2014
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1956
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1914
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
35.90"
(911.86mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
68.87"
(1,749.30mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1991
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
80.88"
(2,054.35mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
-8.49"
(-215.65mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2011 1991
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1984
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
101.01"
(2,565.65mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
-10.53"
(-267.47mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2011 1992
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/