Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1949
1-Month
0.11"
(2.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1974
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1918
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1947, 1988, 2002
Aug–Sep 1949
2-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2018
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1933, 1980, 1993, 2010
Jul–Sep 1949
3-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1928
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1976
Ties: 2010
Jun–Sep 1949
4-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1928 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1982
Ties: 2006
May–Sep 1949
5-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Apr–Sep 1949
6-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1946 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–Sep 1949
7-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Feb–Sep 1949
8-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 2021
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Sep 1949
9-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1948–Sep 1949
10-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1899
Nov 1948–Sep 1949
11-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Oct 1948–Sep 1949
12-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1981
Apr 1948–Sep 1949
18-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1948 2021
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1947–Sep 1949
24-Month
36.51"
(927.35mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-8.39"
(-213.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Oct 1946–Sep 1949
36-Month
53.03"
(1,346.96mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-14.29"
(-362.97mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1933 2014
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Oct 1945–Sep 1949
48-Month
74.13"
(1,882.90mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-15.38"
(-390.65mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Oct 1944–Sep 1949
60-Month
96.41"
(2,448.81mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-15.28"
(-388.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1935 1991
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/