Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1973
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
Ties: 1899, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2016
Jun–Jul 1973
2-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1901
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1913
May–Jul 1973
3-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Apr–Jul 1973
4-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 1909
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1896
Mar–Jul 1973
5-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–Jul 1973
6-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 1997
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Jul 1973
7-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Dec 1972–Jul 1973
8-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Nov 1972–Jul 1973
9-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983, 1998
Oct 1972–Jul 1973
10-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1972–Jul 1973
11-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Aug 1972–Jul 1973
12-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Feb 1972–Jul 1973
18-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 2014
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Aug 1971–Jul 1973
24-Month
41.49"
(1,053.85mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1970–Jul 1973
36-Month
64.56"
(1,639.82mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 2014
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Aug 1969–Jul 1973
48-Month
87.10"
(2,212.34mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1966 2015
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Aug 1968–Jul 1973
60-Month
119.35"
(3,031.49mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1991
31st 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/