Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2008
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1974
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1918
Ties: 1953, 1970, 1993, 2020
Aug–Sep 2008
2-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2006 1937, 2018
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 2016
Jul–Sep 2008
3-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2006 1928
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976
Ties: 1995
Jun–Sep 2008
4-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1982
May–Sep 2008
5-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Ties: 1903
Apr–Sep 2008
6-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Mar–Sep 2008
7-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2008
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1995
Feb–Sep 2008
8-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2008
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jan–Sep 2008
9-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Dec 2007–Sep 2008
10-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2007–Sep 2008
11-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Ties: 2015
Oct 2007–Sep 2008
12-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Apr 2007–Sep 2008
18-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct 2006–Sep 2008
24-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-13.72"
(-348.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Oct 2005–Sep 2008
36-Month
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 2014
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Oct 2004–Sep 2008
48-Month
90.14"
(2,289.56mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Oct 2003–Sep 2008
60-Month
109.20"
(2,773.68mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/