Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937, 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1906, 1971
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1900 1940
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1978, 1986
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1913
Ties: 1926
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Ties: 1982
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2021
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Ties: 1956, 2011
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1995
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
64.60"
(1,640.84mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1900 2014
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
79.52"
(2,019.81mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-9.98"
(-253.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2015
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
104.77"
(2,661.16mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1991
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/