Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1953
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1974
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1918
Ties: 1970, 1993, 2008, 2020
Aug–Sep 1953
2-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937, 2018
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1899, 1900, 2001
Jul–Sep 1953
3-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1928
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Ties: 1964, 1994
Jun–Sep 1953
4-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1982
Ties: 1955
May–Sep 1953
5-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Ties: 1908
Apr–Sep 1953
6-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–Sep 1953
7-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Feb–Sep 1953
8-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Jan–Sep 1953
9-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–Sep 1953
10-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Nov 1952–Sep 1953
11-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 2016
Oct 1952–Sep 1953
12-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Apr 1952–Sep 1953
18-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct 1951–Sep 1953
24-Month
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct 1950–Sep 1953
36-Month
75.73"
(1,923.54mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 2014
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Oct 1949–Sep 1953
48-Month
93.73"
(2,380.74mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Oct 1948–Sep 1953
60-Month
110.74"
(2,812.80mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1991
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/