Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1940
1-Month
0.01"
(0.25mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1913
Jun–Jul 1940
2-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1901
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1913
Ties: 1928, 1942, 2004
May–Jul 1940
3-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Apr–Jul 1940
4-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 1909
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Mar–Jul 1940
5-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 2008
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Feb–Jul 1940
6-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1997
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–Jul 1940
7-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Dec 1939–Jul 1940
8-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1939–Jul 1940
9-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983, 1998
Oct 1939–Jul 1940
10-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1939–Jul 1940
11-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Aug 1939–Jul 1940
12-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Feb 1939–Jul 1940
18-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Aug 1938–Jul 1940
24-Month
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Aug 1937–Jul 1940
36-Month
75.24"
(1,911.10mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
7.93"
(201.43mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 2014
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Aug 1936–Jul 1940
48-Month
98.68"
(2,506.47mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 2015
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Aug 1935–Jul 1940
60-Month
121.92"
(3,096.77mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1991
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/