Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1937, 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1972, 1974, 2004
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1915, 1942, 1947, 1963, 1966, 2011
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1913
Ties: 1948, 1961
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 1943, 1981
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1896
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1997
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1903
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 2014
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Ties: 1904
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
100.37"
(2,549.40mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
10.87"
(276.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
118.54"
(3,010.92mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1991
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

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