Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1937, 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1915, 1942, 1963, 1966, 1970, 2011
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1913
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Ties: 1994
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1946 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2008
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1946 1997
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-6.53"
(-165.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1946 2013
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Ties: 1977
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1933, 2015
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1981
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
37.68"
(957.07mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
59.89"
(1,521.21mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-7.42"
(-188.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
78.63"
(1,997.20mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-10.87"
(-276.10mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-7.85"
(-199.39mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/