Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1896

View Period (Months):All12345678910111218
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1895 1937, 2002
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1895 1940
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1913
Ties: 1897
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1895 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1895 2008
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1895 1997
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 1924
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
87th Driest Driest to Date 1924
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest to Date 1924
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
89th Driest Driest to Date 1924
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
82nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/