Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1973
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1974
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1918
Aug–Sep 1973
2-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937, 2018
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Ties: 1921, 1941, 1945, 1955, 2017
Jul–Sep 1973
3-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1928
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1976
Ties: 1935
Jun–Sep 1973
4-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
May–Sep 1973
5-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Apr–Sep 1973
6-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1896
Mar–Sep 1973
7-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–Sep 1973
8-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Sep 1973
9-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1972–Sep 1973
10-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Nov 1972–Sep 1973
11-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1972–Sep 1973
12-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Apr 1972–Sep 1973
18-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1971–Sep 1973
24-Month
41.31"
(1,049.27mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1970–Sep 1973
36-Month
65.03"
(1,651.76mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 2014
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Oct 1969–Sep 1973
48-Month
87.49"
(2,222.25mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1966 2015
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Oct 1968–Sep 1973
60-Month
119.45"
(3,034.03mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1991
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/