Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 2020
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1909
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
26.26"
(667.00mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
38.40"
(975.36mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
-6.26"
(-159.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
56.97"
(1,447.04mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-10.32"
(-262.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
77.98"
(1,980.69mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-11.52"
(-292.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
102.84"
(2,612.14mm)
111.72"
(2,837.69mm)
-8.88"
(-225.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/