Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1895
1-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1937, 2002
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1905, 1912, 1915
Jul–Aug 1895
2-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1940
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1910, 1919, 1959, 2007
Jun–Aug 1895
3-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2002
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 1913
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1932
May–Aug 1895
4-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
79th Driest Driest to Date 1924
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Aug 1895
5-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1985
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Ties: 1898
Mar–Aug 1895
6-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 2008
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Feb–Aug 1895
7-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1997
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1895
8-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 2013
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/