Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1948
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1974
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1918
Aug–Sep 1948
2-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937, 2018
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jul–Sep 1948
3-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1928
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1976
Ties: 1951
Jun–Sep 1948
4-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1982
May–Sep 1948
5-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Apr–Sep 1948
6-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–Sep 1948
7-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Feb–Sep 1948
8-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–Sep 1948
9-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Dec 1947–Sep 1948
10-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Nov 1947–Sep 1948
11-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1947–Sep 1948
12-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Apr 1947–Sep 1948
18-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1946–Sep 1948
24-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-8.88"
(-225.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Oct 1945–Sep 1948
36-Month
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Oct 1944–Sep 1948
48-Month
79.40"
(2,016.76mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 2015
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Ties: 1979
Oct 1943–Sep 1948
60-Month
98.08"
(2,491.23mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-13.61"
(-345.70mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1991
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/