Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1984
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1956
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1956
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1914
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
6.02"
(152.90mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 2014
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 2014
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1941 2014
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1984
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
50.55"
(1,283.97mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
64.12"
(1,628.65mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2015
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
83.43"
(2,119.12mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1941 1991
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1984
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
111.71"
(2,837.43mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
22.34"
(567.43mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 1991
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1984
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
139.57"
(3,545.08mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
28.03"
(711.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 1992
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/