Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1942
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1902 1974
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1918
Aug–Sep 1942
2-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937, 2018
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Ties: 1907, 1914, 1946
Jul–Sep 1942
3-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1928
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1976
Ties: 1926
Jun–Sep 1942
4-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1928 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1982
May–Sep 1942
5-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Apr–Sep 1942
6-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1896
Mar–Sep 1942
7-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1940 2008
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Feb–Sep 1942
8-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 2021
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–Sep 1942
9-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Dec 1941–Sep 1942
10-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Nov 1941–Sep 1942
11-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Oct 1941–Sep 1942
12-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Apr 1941–Sep 1942
18-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Oct 1940–Sep 1942
24-Month
61.02"
(1,549.91mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1939–Sep 1942
36-Month
86.76"
(2,203.70mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
19.44"
(493.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 2014
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1938–Sep 1942
48-Month
103.11"
(2,618.99mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
13.60"
(345.44mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1940 2015
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Oct 1937–Sep 1942
60-Month
136.82"
(3,475.23mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
25.13"
(638.30mm)
117th 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 October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/