Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, November 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2016
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1926
Oct–Nov 2016
2-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Sep–Nov 2016
3-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Aug–Nov 2016
4-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1995
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Ties: 1985
Jul–Nov 2016
5-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1995
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun–Nov 2016
6-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1995
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1982
May–Nov 2016
7-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1909
Apr–Nov 2016
8-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1982
Mar–Nov 2016
9-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb–Nov 2016
10-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1912
Jan–Nov 2016
11-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1899
Dec 2015–Nov 2016
12-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2015–Nov 2016
18-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
27.39"
(695.71mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Dec 2014–Nov 2016
24-Month
42.58"
(1,081.53mm)
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Dec 2013–Nov 2016
36-Month
56.62"
(1,438.15mm)
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
-10.64"
(-270.25mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Dec 2012–Nov 2016
48-Month
70.26"
(1,784.60mm)
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
-19.20"
(-487.68mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2011–Nov 2016
60-Month
88.03"
(2,235.96mm)
111.63"
(2,835.40mm)
-23.60"
(-599.44mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1992 1933
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/