Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1974
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1918
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937, 2018
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1983
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1928
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Ties: 1920
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Ties: 1916
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 2021
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 2013
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1964 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1960 2021
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
62.12"
(1,577.85mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1966 2014
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
94.08"
(2,389.63mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
111.43"
(2,830.32mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1968 1991
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/