Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937, 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1902, 1933, 1946, 1957, 1986, 2007, 2009
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1940
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1996, 2018
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1913
Ties: 1973
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Ties: 1935
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2008
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1995
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1995
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.76"
(-120.91mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-13.70"
(-347.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
60.48"
(1,536.19mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 2014
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
109.33"
(2,776.98mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/