Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1900
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1937, 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 1919, 1943, 1948, 2015
Jul–Aug 1900
2-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1899 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1926, 1969, 1987
Jun–Aug 1900
3-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1913
Ties: 1908
May–Aug 1900
4-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Apr–Aug 1900
5-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1899 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–Aug 1900
6-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1995
Feb–Aug 1900
7-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1997
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Jan–Aug 1900
8-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1995
Dec 1899–Aug 1900
9-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Nov 1899–Aug 1900
10-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1899–Aug 1900
11-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1899–Aug 1900
12-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Mar 1899–Aug 1900
18-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1898–Aug 1900
24-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Sep 1897–Aug 1900
36-Month
54.53"
(1,385.06mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-12.78"
(-324.61mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 2014
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1896–Aug 1900
48-Month
79.78"
(2,026.41mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-9.72"
(-246.89mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 2015
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Sep 1895–Aug 1900
60-Month
104.96"
(2,665.98mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1991
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/