Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937, 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1980, 2018
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1900, 1926, 1969
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1913
Ties: 1939
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Ties: 1986
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Ties: 1929
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1997
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-8.13"
(-206.50mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.87"
(-174.49mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
60.81"
(1,544.57mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
83.83"
(2,129.28mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1979 2015
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
124.59"
(3,164.59mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
12.91"
(327.92mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1991
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/