Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, February 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1956
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Feb 1956
2-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1909
Ties: 2010
Dec 1955–Feb 1956
3-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1969
Nov 1955–Feb 1956
4-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1969
Oct 1955–Feb 1956
5-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Sep 1955–Feb 1956
6-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Aug 1955–Feb 1956
7-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
8.39"
(213.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Jul 1955–Feb 1956
8-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
8.48"
(215.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2017
Jun 1955–Feb 1956
9-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2017
Ties: 1909
May 1955–Feb 1956
10-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2017
Apr 1955–Feb 1956
11-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Mar 1955–Feb 1956
12-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1954–Feb 1956
18-Month
40.77"
(1,035.56mm)
38.40"
(975.36mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Mar 1954–Feb 1956
24-Month
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Mar 1953–Feb 1956
36-Month
68.96"
(1,751.58mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Mar 1952–Feb 1956
48-Month
91.98"
(2,336.29mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Mar 1951–Feb 1956
60-Month
118.96"
(3,021.58mm)
111.72"
(2,837.69mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/