Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1945
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Ties: 1968
Jul–Aug 1945
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Ties: 1961, 2014
Jun–Aug 1945
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1913
Ties: 1988
May–Aug 1945
4-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1998
Ties: 1993
Apr–Aug 1945
5-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1940 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Mar–Aug 1945
6-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Ties: 1993
Feb–Aug 1945
7-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1944 1997
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–Aug 1945
8-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1995
Dec 1944–Aug 1945
9-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1944–Aug 1945
10-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Oct 1944–Aug 1945
11-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1984
Sep 1944–Aug 1945
12-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Mar 1944–Aug 1945
18-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1943–Aug 1945
24-Month
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Sep 1942–Aug 1945
36-Month
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 2014
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Sep 1941–Aug 1945
48-Month
92.42"
(2,347.47mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Sep 1940–Aug 1945
60-Month
127.73"
(3,244.34mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 1991
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/