Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937, 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Ties: 1918, 1921, 1954, 2000, 2017
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1940
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Ties: 1946
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1913
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1992 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1997
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1911
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
86.89"
(2,207.01mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
19.58"
(497.34mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2014
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
101.72"
(2,583.69mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
132.87"
(3,374.90mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1991
9th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/