Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1986
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1974
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1918
Aug–Sep 1986
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937, 2018
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul–Sep 1986
3-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1928
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1976
Jun–Sep 1986
4-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1982
Ties: 1978
May–Sep 1986
5-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Apr–Sep 1986
6-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1896
Ties: 1944
Mar–Sep 1986
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Ties: 1920
Feb–Sep 1986
8-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Jan–Sep 1986
9-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Ties: 1904
Dec 1985–Sep 1986
10-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Ties: 1980
Nov 1985–Sep 1986
11-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1985–Sep 1986
12-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Apr 1985–Sep 1986
18-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1984–Sep 1986
24-Month
46.67"
(1,185.42mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1983–Sep 1986
36-Month
69.05"
(1,753.87mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 2014
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Oct 1982–Sep 1986
48-Month
109.46"
(2,780.28mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 2015
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Oct 1981–Sep 1986
60-Month
141.87"
(3,603.50mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
30.18"
(766.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1991
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/