Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1955
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1974
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1918
Ties: 2000
Aug–Sep 1955
2-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1954 1937, 2018
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1921, 1941, 1945, 1973, 2017
Jul–Sep 1955
3-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1954 1928
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Ties: 1968, 2003
Jun–Sep 1955
4-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1953 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1982
Ties: 1953
May–Sep 1955
5-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Ties: 1929, 1932
Apr–Sep 1955
6-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Ties: 1971
Mar–Sep 1955
7-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1995
Ties: 1964
Feb–Sep 1955
8-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1933 2021
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan–Sep 1955
9-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1954–Sep 1955
10-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Nov 1954–Sep 1955
11-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Oct 1954–Sep 1955
12-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Ties: 1913, 2001
Apr 1954–Sep 1955
18-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-6.31"
(-160.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2021
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Oct 1953–Sep 1955
24-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Oct 1952–Sep 1955
36-Month
59.78"
(1,518.41mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 2014
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Oct 1951–Sep 1955
48-Month
90.57"
(2,300.48mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Oct 1950–Sep 1955
60-Month
113.57"
(2,884.68mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1991
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

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