Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, February 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1998
1-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2020
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Feb 1998
2-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909
Dec 1997–Feb 1998
3-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1997–Feb 1998
4-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct 1997–Feb 1998
5-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Sep 1997–Feb 1998
6-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Aug 1997–Feb 1998
7-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jul 1997–Feb 1998
8-Month
27.98"
(710.69mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
9-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May 1997–Feb 1998
10-Month
29.01"
(736.85mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Apr 1997–Feb 1998
11-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar 1997–Feb 1998
12-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
8.28"
(210.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep 1996–Feb 1998
18-Month
53.35"
(1,355.09mm)
38.40"
(975.36mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Mar 1996–Feb 1998
24-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Mar 1995–Feb 1998
36-Month
93.01"
(2,362.45mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
25.72"
(653.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Mar 1994–Feb 1998
48-Month
118.45"
(3,008.63mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
28.95"
(735.33mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Mar 1993–Feb 1998
60-Month
136.18"
(3,458.97mm)
111.72"
(2,837.69mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/