Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1944
1-Month
0.03"
(0.76mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937, 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1914, 1956
Jul–Aug 1944
2-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun–Aug 1944
3-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1913
Ties: 1963, 1991
May–Aug 1944
4-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1943 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Ties: 1939
Apr–Aug 1944
5-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Mar–Aug 1944
6-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 2008
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Feb–Aug 1944
7-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 1997
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Jan–Aug 1944
8-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Dec 1943–Aug 1944
9-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Nov 1943–Aug 1944
10-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Oct 1943–Aug 1944
11-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1943–Aug 1944
12-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Mar 1943–Aug 1944
18-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1942–Aug 1944
24-Month
43.94"
(1,116.08mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1941–Aug 1944
36-Month
70.21"
(1,783.33mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1936 2014
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Sep 1940–Aug 1944
48-Month
105.52"
(2,680.21mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1942 2015
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Sep 1939–Aug 1944
60-Month
131.73"
(3,345.94mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
20.05"
(509.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1943 1991
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 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/