Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1946
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1902, 1933, 1957, 1986, 2007, 2008, 2009
Jul–Aug 1946
2-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1997
Jun–Aug 1946
3-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1913
Ties: 1989, 2000
May–Aug 1946
4-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Ties: 1960, 1969
Apr–Aug 1946
5-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1924 1985
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Mar–Aug 1946
6-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Feb–Aug 1946
7-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1997
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Ties: 1934
Jan–Aug 1946
8-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Dec 1945–Aug 1946
9-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Nov 1945–Aug 1946
10-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Oct 1945–Aug 1946
11-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Sep 1945–Aug 1946
12-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Mar 1945–Aug 1946
18-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1944–Aug 1946
24-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Sep 1943–Aug 1946
36-Month
61.98"
(1,574.29mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Sep 1942–Aug 1946
48-Month
87.18"
(2,214.37mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Sep 1941–Aug 1946
60-Month
113.45"
(2,881.63mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/