Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1909
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
16.37"
(415.80mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
39.03"
(991.36mm)
38.40"
(975.36mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Ties: 1971
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
45.31"
(1,150.87mm)
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
70.34"
(1,786.64mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
98.47"
(2,501.14mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1991
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Ties: 1959
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
109.02"
(2,769.11mm)
111.72"
(2,837.69mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/