Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2001
1-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1999 1974
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1918
Ties: 1962
Aug–Sep 2001
2-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937, 2018
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1953
Jul–Sep 2001
3-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1976
Ties: 1917
Jun–Sep 2001
4-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1982
Ties: 1930, 1943, 2009
May–Sep 2001
5-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Apr–Sep 2001
6-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1896
Mar–Sep 2001
7-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1995
Feb–Sep 2001
8-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jan–Sep 2001
9-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Dec 2000–Sep 2001
10-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Nov 2000–Sep 2001
11-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Oct 2000–Sep 2001
12-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Ties: 1913, 1955
Apr 2000–Sep 2001
18-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Oct 1999–Sep 2001
24-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Oct 1998–Sep 2001
36-Month
58.72"
(1,491.49mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1992 2014
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Oct 1997–Sep 2001
48-Month
96.37"
(2,447.80mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1994 2015
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Oct 1996–Sep 2001
60-Month
122.99"
(3,123.95mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1991
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 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/