Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937, 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Ties: 1924, 1966
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1957, 1972
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1913
Ties: 1905
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1946 1985
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1997
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Ties: 1910
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
36.51"
(927.35mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-8.39"
(-213.11mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
53.16"
(1,350.26mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-14.15"
(-359.41mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1933 2014
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
74.19"
(1,884.43mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-15.31"
(-388.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-15.28"
(-388.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1935 1991
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/