Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1903
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937, 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Jul–Aug 1903
2-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1940
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Jun–Aug 1903
3-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1913
Ties: 1895, 1915, 1932
May–Aug 1903
4-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Apr–Aug 1903
5-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1985
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1896
Mar–Aug 1903
6-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1902 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1995
Ties: 1918
Feb–Aug 1903
7-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1997
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Jan–Aug 1903
8-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1995
Dec 1902–Aug 1903
9-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Nov 1902–Aug 1903
10-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1902 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Oct 1902–Aug 1903
11-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Ties: 1970
Sep 1902–Aug 1903
12-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Mar 1902–Aug 1903
18-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Sep 1901–Aug 1903
24-Month
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Sep 1900–Aug 1903
36-Month
70.11"
(1,780.79mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1902 2014
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1899–Aug 1903
48-Month
92.09"
(2,339.09mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1902 2015
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1898–Aug 1903
60-Month
109.72"
(2,786.89mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1991
59th 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 August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/