Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1998
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1974
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1918
Aug–Sep 1998
2-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937, 2018
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul–Sep 1998
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1976
Ties: 1979, 2015
Jun–Sep 1998
4-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1982
Ties: 1925
May–Sep 1998
5-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Sep 1998
6-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1896
Mar–Sep 1998
7-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Feb–Sep 1998
8-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Sep 1998
9-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Sep 1998
10-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1997–Sep 1998
11-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
15.32"
(389.13mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1997–Sep 1998
12-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Apr 1997–Sep 1998
18-Month
41.09"
(1,043.69mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
14.90"
(378.46mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1996–Sep 1998
24-Month
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
19.37"
(492.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1995–Sep 1998
36-Month
88.96"
(2,259.58mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
21.64"
(549.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2014
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1994–Sep 1998
48-Month
125.14"
(3,178.56mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
35.63"
(905.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1993–Sep 1998
60-Month
140.27"
(3,562.86mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
28.58"
(725.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

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