Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937, 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1901, 1906
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1913
Ties: 1979, 2012
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1896
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1997
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 2013
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1995
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
77.65"
(1,972.31mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 2014
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
95.52"
(2,426.21mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
123.57"
(3,138.68mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1991
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

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/