Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1978
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1974
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1918
Ties: 1976
Aug–Sep 1978
2-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937, 2018
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jul–Sep 1978
3-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1928
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Jun–Sep 1978
4-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Ties: 1986
May–Sep 1978
5-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1975 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1934, 1956
Apr–Sep 1978
6-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1896
Mar–Sep 1978
7-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Feb–Sep 1978
8-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Sep 1978
9-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1977–Sep 1978
10-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Nov 1977–Sep 1978
11-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1977–Sep 1978
12-Month
33.76"
(857.50mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Apr 1977–Sep 1978
18-Month
37.92"
(963.17mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1976–Sep 1978
24-Month
44.62"
(1,133.35mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Oct 1975–Sep 1978
36-Month
59.28"
(1,505.71mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Oct 1974–Sep 1978
48-Month
81.34"
(2,066.04mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-8.17"
(-207.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Oct 1973–Sep 1978
60-Month
109.29"
(2,775.97mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/