Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1909
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1896
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1995
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1997
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
27.20"
(690.88mm)
21.23"
(539.24mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
21.92"
(556.77mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
44.05"
(1,118.87mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
78.51"
(1,994.15mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 2015
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
102.04"
(2,591.82mm)
89.49"
(2,273.05mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 2015
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
118.97"
(3,021.84mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/