Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1979
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1918
Ties: 1903, 1946, 1991
Aug–Sep 1979
2-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937, 2018
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jul–Sep 1979
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1975 1928
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Ties: 1998, 2015
Jun–Sep 1979
4-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1982
May–Sep 1979
5-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1975 1924
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Apr–Sep 1979
6-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Mar–Sep 1979
7-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Feb–Sep 1979
8-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jan–Sep 1979
9-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Dec 1978–Sep 1979
10-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Nov 1978–Sep 1979
11-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Oct 1978–Sep 1979
12-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Apr 1978–Sep 1979
18-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Ties: 1945
Oct 1977–Sep 1979
24-Month
53.88"
(1,368.55mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct 1976–Sep 1979
36-Month
64.74"
(1,644.40mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Oct 1975–Sep 1979
48-Month
79.40"
(2,016.76mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Ties: 1948
Oct 1974–Sep 1979
60-Month
101.46"
(2,577.08mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-10.23"
(-259.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/