Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
0.03"
(0.76mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1963 1940
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1993
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
Ties: 1911, 1977, 1979
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1999
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1909
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1997
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
-7.08"
(-179.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1964 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983, 1998
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.56"
(-166.63mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
-9.38"
(-238.25mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1947 2014
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
61.49"
(1,561.85mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-5.82"
(-147.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 2014
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
93.74"
(2,381.00mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
111.41"
(2,829.81mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1991
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/