Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2008
1-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1995
Dec 2007–Jan 2008
2-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1956
Nov 2007–Jan 2008
3-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1956
Ties: 1988
Oct 2007–Jan 2008
4-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1997
Sep 2007–Jan 2008
5-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1997
Aug 2007–Jan 2008
6-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1997
Jul 2007–Jan 2008
7-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1997
Jun 2007–Jan 2008
8-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1914
May 2007–Jan 2008
9-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1997
Apr 2007–Jan 2008
10-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1997
Mar 2007–Jan 2008
11-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2001 2014
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Feb 2007–Jan 2008
12-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Aug 2006–Jan 2008
18-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Feb 2006–Jan 2008
24-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2001 2015
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Feb 2005–Jan 2008
36-Month
69.09"
(1,754.89mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Feb 2004–Jan 2008
48-Month
94.14"
(2,391.16mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Feb 2003–Jan 2008
60-Month
116.12"
(2,949.45mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1992
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/