Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1901
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1900 1974
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1918
Aug–Sep 1901
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937, 2018
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Sep 1901
3-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1900 1928
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Ties: 1985, 2013
Jun–Sep 1901
4-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Sep 1901
5-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Apr–Sep 1901
6-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–Sep 1901
7-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1995
Feb–Sep 1901
8-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1900 2008
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Sep 1901
9-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Dec 1900–Sep 1901
10-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1900–Sep 1901
11-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1900–Sep 1901
12-Month
25.81"
(655.57mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr 1900–Sep 1901
18-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1899–Sep 1901
24-Month
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1898–Sep 1901
36-Month
65.06"
(1,652.52mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1900 2014
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Ties: 1898
Oct 1897–Sep 1901
48-Month
80.22"
(2,037.59mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-9.29"
(-235.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1900 2015
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Oct 1896–Sep 1901
60-Month
105.39"
(2,676.91mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1991
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/