Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1966
1-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937, 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Ties: 1924, 1949
Jul–Aug 1966
2-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Ties: 1915, 1942, 1947, 1963, 1970, 2011
Jun–Aug 1966
3-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1913
Ties: 1996
May–Aug 1966
4-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Ties: 1919, 2001
Apr–Aug 1966
5-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1896
Mar–Aug 1966
6-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Feb–Aug 1966
7-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1997
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jan–Aug 1966
8-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Dec 1965–Aug 1966
9-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1964 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Nov 1965–Aug 1966
10-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1964 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Oct 1965–Aug 1966
11-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1964 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Sep 1965–Aug 1966
12-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Mar 1965–Aug 1966
18-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Sep 1964–Aug 1966
24-Month
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1983
Sep 1963–Aug 1966
36-Month
60.06"
(1,525.52mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1962 2014
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Sep 1962–Aug 1966
48-Month
84.35"
(2,142.49mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1964 2015
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Sep 1961–Aug 1966
60-Month
105.10"
(2,669.54mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1991
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/