Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1945
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1974
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1918
Ties: 2003
Aug–Sep 1945
2-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2018
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Ties: 1921, 1941, 1955, 1973, 2017
Jul–Sep 1945
3-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1928
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1976
Ties: 1975
Jun–Sep 1945
4-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1982
May–Sep 1945
5-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1998
Apr–Sep 1945
6-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Mar–Sep 1945
7-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 2008
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Feb–Sep 1945
8-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1944 2008
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–Sep 1945
9-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1944–Sep 1945
10-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Nov 1944–Sep 1945
11-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Oct 1944–Sep 1945
12-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Apr 1944–Sep 1945
18-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1979
Oct 1943–Sep 1945
24-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Oct 1942–Sep 1945
36-Month
66.24"
(1,682.50mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1936 2014
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Oct 1941–Sep 1945
48-Month
92.39"
(2,346.71mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Oct 1940–Sep 1945
60-Month
127.26"
(3,232.40mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
15.57"
(395.47mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 1991
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/