Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1984
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1995
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 2014
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1956
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 2014
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1956
Ties: 1902
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1914
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1920 2014
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-9.43"
(-239.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1918 2014
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1924 2014
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
-12.44"
(-315.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1958 2015
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
67.28"
(1,708.91mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1991
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
82.09"
(2,085.09mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1991
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
109.15"
(2,772.41mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1992
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/