Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1909
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2008
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1995
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
21.23"
(539.24mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
21.92"
(556.77mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Ties: 2002
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-11.54"
(-293.11mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-13.63"
(-346.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
61.29"
(1,556.77mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-6.02"
(-152.90mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2015
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
89.49"
(2,273.05mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
109.87"
(2,790.70mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/