Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1974
1-Month
0.01"
(0.25mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1974
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1918
Aug–Sep 1974
2-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2018
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jul–Sep 1974
3-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1928
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1976
Ties: 2011
Jun–Sep 1974
4-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1982
May–Sep 1974
5-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1928 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Apr–Sep 1974
6-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1896
Ties: 2009
Mar–Sep 1974
7-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1973 2008
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Feb–Sep 1974
8-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan–Sep 1974
9-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–Sep 1974
10-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Nov 1973–Sep 1974
11-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1973–Sep 1974
12-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Apr 1973–Sep 1974
18-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1972–Sep 1974
24-Month
53.32"
(1,354.33mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct 1971–Sep 1974
36-Month
69.26"
(1,759.20mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1973 2014
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Oct 1970–Sep 1974
48-Month
92.98"
(2,361.69mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1973 2015
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Oct 1969–Sep 1974
60-Month
115.44"
(2,932.18mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
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 February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/