Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of January 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1970

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1970
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1974
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1918
Ties: 1953, 1993, 2008
Aug–Sep 1970
2-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2018
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul–Sep 1970
3-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1949 1928
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976
Ties: 1902
Jun–Sep 1970
4-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1982
Ties: 1999
May–Sep 1970
5-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Apr–Sep 1970
6-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1896
Mar–Sep 1970
7-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Feb–Sep 1970
8-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Sep 1970
9-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Sep 1970
10-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Nov 1969–Sep 1970
11-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1969–Sep 1970
12-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Apr 1969–Sep 1970
18-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1968–Sep 1970
24-Month
54.42"
(1,382.27mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Oct 1967–Sep 1970
36-Month
71.77"
(1,822.96mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2014
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Oct 1966–Sep 1970
48-Month
100.09"
(2,542.29mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
10.58"
(268.74mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Oct 1965–Sep 1970
60-Month
118.42"
(3,007.87mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1968 1991
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/