Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
0.11"
(2.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1974
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1918
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1947, 1949, 2002
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937, 2018
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1929
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1928
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Ties: 1961
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Ties: 2003
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1896
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
32.34"
(821.44mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-12.56"
(-319.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
60.77"
(1,543.56mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2014
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
79.01"
(2,006.85mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-10.50"
(-266.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
101.39"
(2,575.31mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-10.30"
(-261.62mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/