Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, May 1924

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1924
1-Month
0.07"
(1.78mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1924
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Apr–May 1924
2-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1910 1909
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1896
Ties: 1973
Mar–May 1924
3-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1908 2008
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1995
Ties: 1908
Feb–May 1924
4-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1997
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Jan–May 1924
5-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
-7.68"
(-195.07mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Dec 1923–May 1924
6-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-9.73"
(-247.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Nov 1923–May 1924
7-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-11.44"
(-290.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Oct 1923–May 1924
8-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
21.23"
(539.24mm)
-11.66"
(-296.16mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Sep 1923–May 1924
9-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
-10.85"
(-275.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Aug 1923–May 1924
10-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
21.92"
(556.77mm)
-10.89"
(-276.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Jul 1923–May 1924
11-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
-10.90"
(-276.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Jun 1923–May 1924
12-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-10.59"
(-268.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Dec 1922–May 1924
18-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-14.14"
(-359.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Jun 1922–May 1924
24-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-13.97"
(-354.84mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Jun 1921–May 1924
36-Month
53.97"
(1,370.84mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-13.34"
(-338.83mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1920 2015
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1984
Jun 1920–May 1924
48-Month
78.92"
(2,004.57mm)
89.49"
(2,273.05mm)
-10.57"
(-268.48mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1921 2015
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Jun 1919–May 1924
60-Month
94.80"
(2,407.92mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-16.88"
(-428.75mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1991
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/