Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1895 1937, 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1929, 1934, 1936
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1895 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1912, 1934, 1985
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1913
Ties: 1896
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Ties: 1950
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1895 2008
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1997
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
79th Driest Driest to Date 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
86th Driest Driest to Date 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
50.43"
(1,280.92mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
97th Driest Driest to Date 1977
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/