Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2019
1-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
85ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 1984
41ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1995
Dec 2018–Jan 2019
2-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
60ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
65ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1956
Nov 2018–Jan 2019
3-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
63ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1956
Oct 2018–Jan 2019
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
60ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
65ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Sep 2018–Jan 2019
5-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
59ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
66ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Aug 2018–Jan 2019
6-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
53ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
72ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Jul 2018–Jan 2019
7-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
55ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
70ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Jun 2018–Jan 2019
8-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
53ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
72ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1914
May 2018–Jan 2019
9-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
52ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
73ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Apr 2018–Jan 2019
10-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
54ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
71ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Mar 2018–Jan 2019
11-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
66ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
59ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Feb 2018–Jan 2019
12-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
37ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
88ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1984
Aug 2017–Jan 2019
18-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
-7.61"
(-193.30mm)
23ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
101ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1984
Feb 2017–Jan 2019
24-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
-3.73"
(-94.75mm)
47ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
77ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1984
Feb 2016–Jan 2019
36-Month
70.37"
(1,787.40mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
81ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1991
42ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1984
Feb 2015–Jan 2019
48-Month
91.15"
(2,315.21mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
73ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1991
49ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1984
Feb 2014–Jan 2019
60-Month
111.16"
(2,823.46mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
69ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2018 1992
52ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2019, retrieved on February 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/