Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937, 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Ties: 2005
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1987 1940
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Ties: 1956, 1998, 2000, 2001
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1913
Ties: 1946, 2000
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1998
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1896
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1988 1997
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 2013
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1998
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
17.97"
(456.44mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-8.57"
(-217.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
51.60"
(1,310.64mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-15.71"
(-399.03mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
79.71"
(2,024.63mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-9.79"
(-248.67mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 2015
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
97.14"
(2,467.36mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-14.54"
(-369.31mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1991
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/