Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937, 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1904
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1987 1940
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1951, 1975
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1913
Ties: 1945
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1987 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1896
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1997
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-11.27"
(-286.26mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
61.74"
(1,568.20mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-5.57"
(-141.47mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 2014
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
79.17"
(2,010.92mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-10.33"
(-262.38mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
102.19"
(2,595.63mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-9.49"
(-241.04mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1979 1991
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/