Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
0.03"
(0.76mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1914, 1944
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1940
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1989, 1998, 2000, 2001
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1913
Ties: 1935, 2021
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2021
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1901, 2011
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1997, 2021
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1995
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1906
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1974
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
65.95"
(1,675.13mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 2014
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
88.30"
(2,242.82mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
118.79"
(3,017.27mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
7.11"
(180.60mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/