Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
0.28"
(7.11mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937, 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Ties: 1915, 1947, 1963, 1966, 1970, 2011
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1913
Ties: 1986, 2007
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1940 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1896
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1940 2008
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1939 1997
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
61.58"
(1,564.13mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
87.79"
(2,229.87mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
20.48"
(520.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1941 2014
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
103.49"
(2,628.65mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1940 2015
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
136.83"
(3,475.48mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1941 1991
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/