Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1938
1-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1974
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1918
Aug–Sep 1938
2-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937, 2018
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Ties: 1934
Jul–Sep 1938
3-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1928
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1976
Ties: 1921, 1946, 1950, 2019
Jun–Sep 1938
4-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1982
Ties: 1922, 2017
May–Sep 1938
5-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1998
Ties: 1962
Apr–Sep 1938
6-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1896
Ties: 1975
Mar–Sep 1938
7-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 2008
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1995
Feb–Sep 1938
8-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 2021
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Sep 1938
9-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1998
Dec 1937–Sep 1938
10-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Nov 1937–Sep 1938
11-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
11.29"
(286.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1937–Sep 1938
12-Month
33.71"
(856.23mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
11.26"
(286.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr 1937–Sep 1938
18-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
10.34"
(262.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Oct 1936–Sep 1938
24-Month
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
11.93"
(303.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Oct 1935–Sep 1938
36-Month
79.89"
(2,029.21mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 2014
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Oct 1934–Sep 1938
48-Month
104.85"
(2,663.19mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1998
Oct 1933–Sep 1938
60-Month
120.46"
(3,059.68mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
8.77"
(222.75mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/