Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1916
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937, 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Ties: 1908, 1953
Jul–Aug 1916
2-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1915 1940
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Jun–Aug 1916
3-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1913
Ties: 1914
May–Aug 1916
4-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1914 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Apr–Aug 1916
5-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1896
Mar–Aug 1916
6-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1914 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1995
Feb–Aug 1916
7-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1910 1997
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jan–Aug 1916
8-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1913 2013
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1995
Dec 1915–Aug 1916
9-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Nov 1915–Aug 1916
10-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Oct 1915–Aug 1916
11-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Sep 1915–Aug 1916
12-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Mar 1915–Aug 1916
18-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1913 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Sep 1914–Aug 1916
24-Month
51.79"
(1,315.47mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Sep 1913–Aug 1916
36-Month
80.76"
(2,051.30mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1915 2014
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1984
Sep 1912–Aug 1916
48-Month
98.32"
(2,497.33mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 2015
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1998
Sep 1911–Aug 1916
60-Month
115.02"
(2,921.51mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1914 1991
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/