Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
10ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2002 1937, 2002
115ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Ties: 1980, 1987
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
27ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1940
98ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Ties: 1907, 1948, 1993, 2004
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
13ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
112ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1913
Ties: 1919
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
21ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
104ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
69ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
56ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1896
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
99ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
26ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
55ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1997
70ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
48ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
77ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1995
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
16ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
108ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
21ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
103ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
17ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
107ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
17ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
107ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.70"
(-170.18mm)
19ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
105ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
96ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
88ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 2014
34ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
90.47"
(2,297.94mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
73ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 2015
48ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
102.91"
(2,613.91mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
41ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
79ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2018, retrieved on September 22, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/