Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1960 1937, 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1945, 2014
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1913
Ties: 1948, 1970
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1963
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1896
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 2008
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1997
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Ties: 1976
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1995
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-5.93"
(-150.62mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-9.68"
(-245.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-17.09"
(-434.08mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 2014
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
102.98"
(2,615.69mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1991
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/