Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1951
1-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1974
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1918
Ties: 1913
Aug–Sep 1951
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937, 2018
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 1952
Jul–Sep 1951
3-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1949 1928
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Ties: 1948
Jun–Sep 1951
4-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1982
May–Sep 1951
5-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Apr–Sep 1951
6-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–Sep 1951
7-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1995
Feb–Sep 1951
8-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jan–Sep 1951
9-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–Sep 1951
10-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Nov 1950–Sep 1951
11-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Oct 1950–Sep 1951
12-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Apr 1950–Sep 1951
18-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2021
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Oct 1949–Sep 1951
24-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1948–Sep 1951
36-Month
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-9.31"
(-236.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 2014
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Oct 1947–Sep 1951
48-Month
77.51"
(1,968.75mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-12.00"
(-304.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Oct 1946–Sep 1951
60-Month
94.03"
(2,388.36mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-17.66"
(-448.57mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1991
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/