Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
0.11"
(2.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1974
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1918
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1947, 1949, 1988
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937, 2018
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Ties: 1928, 2006
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1928
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1976
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1990 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-10.82"
(-274.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
55.31"
(1,404.87mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-12.01"
(-305.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1992 2014
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
76.13"
(1,933.70mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-13.38"
(-339.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
113.78"
(2,890.01mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1991
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/