Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1952
1-Month
0.05"
(1.27mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Ties: 1910, 1932, 1969, 2001
Jul–Aug 1952
2-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1940
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Ties: 1906
Jun–Aug 1952
3-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1913
May–Aug 1952
4-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1951
Apr–Aug 1952
5-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Mar–Aug 1952
6-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Feb–Aug 1952
7-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1997
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Aug 1952
8-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Ties: 2006
Dec 1951–Aug 1952
9-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Nov 1951–Aug 1952
10-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Oct 1951–Aug 1952
11-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Sep 1951–Aug 1952
12-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Mar 1951–Aug 1952
18-Month
34.85"
(885.19mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1950–Aug 1952
24-Month
53.85"
(1,367.79mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1949–Aug 1952
36-Month
71.45"
(1,814.83mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2014
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Sep 1948–Aug 1952
48-Month
88.75"
(2,254.25mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Sep 1947–Aug 1952
60-Month
107.96"
(2,742.18mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1951 1991
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/