Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1987
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1918
Ties: 1928, 1944, 2012, 2016
Aug–Sep 1987
2-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937, 2018
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 2020
Jul–Sep 1987
3-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1928
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Ties: 2004
Jun–Sep 1987
4-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Ties: 2010
May–Sep 1987
5-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Apr–Sep 1987
6-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Ties: 2004
Mar–Sep 1987
7-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Feb–Sep 1987
8-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Sep 1987
9-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1986–Sep 1987
10-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-6.11"
(-155.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1961
Nov 1986–Sep 1987
11-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1986–Sep 1987
12-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr 1986–Sep 1987
18-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1985–Sep 1987
24-Month
42.40"
(1,076.96mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1984–Sep 1987
36-Month
60.64"
(1,540.26mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Oct 1983–Sep 1987
48-Month
83.02"
(2,108.71mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 2015
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Oct 1982–Sep 1987
60-Month
123.43"
(3,135.12mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
11.74"
(298.19mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1991
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/