Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1902
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937, 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Ties: 1933, 1946, 1957, 1986, 2007, 2008, 2009
Jul–Aug 1902
2-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1900 1940
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Ties: 1950, 1964
Jun–Aug 1902
3-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1913
Ties: 2016
May–Aug 1902
4-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Apr–Aug 1902
5-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2021
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1896
Mar–Aug 1902
6-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1901 2008
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1995
Feb–Aug 1902
7-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1901 1997, 2021
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1902
8-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1901 2013
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Dec 1901–Aug 1902
9-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1901 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Nov 1901–Aug 1902
10-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Oct 1901–Aug 1902
11-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Sep 1901–Aug 1902
12-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Mar 1901–Aug 1902
18-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Sep 1900–Aug 1902
24-Month
47.64"
(1,210.06mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1901 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1899–Aug 1902
36-Month
69.62"
(1,768.35mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1901 2014
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1898–Aug 1902
48-Month
87.25"
(2,216.15mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1901 2015
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 2017
Sep 1897–Aug 1902
60-Month
102.17"
(2,595.12mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-9.51"
(-241.55mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1991
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/