Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1989
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1974
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1918
Aug–Sep 1989
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1937, 2018
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Ties: 1977, 1982
Jul–Sep 1989
3-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1928
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Jun–Sep 1989
4-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1982
May–Sep 1989
5-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Apr–Sep 1989
6-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1896
Ties: 1930
Mar–Sep 1989
7-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Feb–Sep 1989
8-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Sep 1989
9-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2013
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1988–Sep 1989
10-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1988–Sep 1989
11-Month
19.09"
(484.89mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1988–Sep 1989
12-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr 1988–Sep 1989
18-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1987–Sep 1989
24-Month
37.56"
(954.02mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-7.34"
(-186.44mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Oct 1986–Sep 1989
36-Month
51.53"
(1,308.86mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-15.79"
(-401.07mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Oct 1985–Sep 1989
48-Month
79.96"
(2,030.98mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1988 2015
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1984–Sep 1989
60-Month
98.20"
(2,494.28mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-13.49"
(-342.65mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1991
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/