Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2011 1989
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1955
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2011 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
3.07"
(77.97mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1990
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2011 1959
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2011 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
4.82"
(122.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2011 1959
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2011 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
30.66"
(778.76mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1913
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
73.42"
(1,864.87mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2011 2015
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
90.47"
(2,297.94mm)
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1949
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
108.32"
(2,751.33mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1932
61st 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/