Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1917
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937, 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Ties: 1899, 1959, 1978, 1993
Jul–Aug 1917
2-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1940
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Ties: 1992
Jun–Aug 1917
3-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1913
May–Aug 1917
4-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1911 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Ties: 1976
Apr–Aug 1917
5-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1896
Mar–Aug 1917
6-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1910 2008
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1995
Ties: 1976
Feb–Aug 1917
7-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1997
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jan–Aug 1917
8-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1910 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1995
Dec 1916–Aug 1917
9-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Nov 1916–Aug 1917
10-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Oct 1916–Aug 1917
11-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Sep 1916–Aug 1917
12-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1913 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Mar 1916–Aug 1917
18-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Sep 1915–Aug 1917
24-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1913 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Sep 1914–Aug 1917
36-Month
70.78"
(1,797.81mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1914 2014
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Sep 1913–Aug 1917
48-Month
99.75"
(2,533.65mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1916 2015
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1998
Sep 1912–Aug 1917
60-Month
117.31"
(2,979.67mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1991
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/