Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937, 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Ties: 1970, 1972, 2004
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1940
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1982
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Ties: 1978
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1973 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 2008
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1997
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1956
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
54.06"
(1,373.12mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
69.81"
(1,773.17mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1973 2014
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
93.01"
(2,362.45mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1973 2015
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
115.69"
(2,938.53mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1991
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/