Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937, 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1994, 1995, 2006, 2016
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1940
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1983
Ties: 2008, 2018
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1913
Ties: 1966
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Ties: 1954
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1997
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
60.94"
(1,547.88mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
75.77"
(1,924.56mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
8.46"
(214.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 2014
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
106.92"
(2,715.77mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
17.42"
(442.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
125.99"
(3,200.15mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
14.31"
(363.48mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1991
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/