Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1937, 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1935, 1955
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1940
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1975, 1988
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1913
Ties: 1980
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1952
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1946 2008
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1995
Ties: 1969
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1946 1997
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1995
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
23.36"
(593.34mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-9.05"
(-229.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 2014
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
77.47"
(1,967.74mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-12.03"
(-305.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
94.12"
(2,390.65mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-17.56"
(-446.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1991
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/