Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1906
1-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1905 1984
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Dec 1905–Jan 1906
2-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1905 2014
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1956
Nov 1905–Jan 1906
3-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1905 2014
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1956
Oct 1905–Jan 1906
4-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1997
Sep 1905–Jan 1906
5-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1997
Ties: 2004
Aug 1905–Jan 1906
6-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1997
Ties: 1955
Jul 1905–Jan 1906
7-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1997
Jun 1905–Jan 1906
8-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1914
May 1905–Jan 1906
9-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1997
Apr 1905–Jan 1906
10-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1997
Mar 1905–Jan 1906
11-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1983
Feb 1905–Jan 1906
12-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1904 2014
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1984
Aug 1904–Jan 1906
18-Month
35.59"
(903.99mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1904 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1984
Feb 1904–Jan 1906
24-Month
53.28"
(1,353.31mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
8.44"
(214.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1905 2015
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Feb 1903–Jan 1906
36-Month
71.01"
(1,803.65mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1904 1991
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1984
Feb 1902–Jan 1906
48-Month
99.38"
(2,524.25mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1905 1991
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Feb 1901–Jan 1906
60-Month
117.78"
(2,991.61mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1905 1992
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/