Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
0.07"
(1.78mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937, 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1950
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1897, 1912, 1934
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1913
Ties: 2001
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1896
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1995
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1972 1997
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-8.06"
(-204.72mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1995
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-8.81"
(-223.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
81.21"
(2,062.73mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 2014
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
112.94"
(2,868.68mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 2015
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
129.59"
(3,291.59mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
17.91"
(454.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1981 1991
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/