7 Charts That Explain California’s Wild Winter of 2023

If there ever was a winter to check off squares on your Wild Weather Bingo card, 2023 was it.

More than 30 atmospheric river storms. 97 mph wind gusts. Destructive tidal surges. Bomb cyclones. Flash floods. Levee breaks. The Fujiwhara Effect. Snow piled more than 240 inches deep at Mammoth Pass. One of the rainiest days on record in San Francisco.