Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, February 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1980
1-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 2020
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Jan–Feb 1980
2-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 2013
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1909
Dec 1979–Feb 1980
3-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Nov 1979–Feb 1980
4-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Oct 1979–Feb 1980
5-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1938, 1997
Sep 1979–Feb 1980
6-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1979–Feb 1980
7-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
6.84"
(173.73mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Jul 1979–Feb 1980
8-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
16.37"
(415.80mm)
7.04"
(178.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1979–Feb 1980
9-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
May 1979–Feb 1980
10-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1979–Feb 1980
11-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Mar 1979–Feb 1980
12-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1978–Feb 1980
18-Month
43.77"
(1,111.76mm)
38.40"
(975.36mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Mar 1978–Feb 1980
24-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Mar 1977–Feb 1980
36-Month
82.02"
(2,083.31mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Mar 1976–Feb 1980
48-Month
92.57"
(2,351.28mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Mar 1975–Feb 1980
60-Month
110.86"
(2,815.84mm)
111.72"
(2,837.69mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1999
Ties: 1901

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/