Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1937, 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1927, 2010, 2011
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1913
Ties: 1924, 1930
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1943, 1970
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1973 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1896
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 2008
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1995
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1997
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1995
Ties: 2001
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 1947
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.37"
(-161.79mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 2015
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
66.36"
(1,685.54mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1979 2014
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
99.68"
(2,531.87mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 2015
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
110.98"
(2,818.89mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1991
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/