Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1937, 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Ties: 1908, 1916
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1940
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1913
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1998
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Ties: 1923
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 1997
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
76.20"
(1,935.48mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 2014
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
93.80"
(2,382.52mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
111.10"
(2,821.94mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1991
53rd 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 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/