Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2009
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937, 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Ties: 1902, 1933, 1946, 1957, 1986, 2007, 2008
Jul–Aug 2009
2-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 1940
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Ties: 1914, 2010
Jun–Aug 2009
3-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1913
Ties: 1899, 1999
May–Aug 2009
4-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Apr–Aug 2009
5-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1896
Ties: 1908
Mar–Aug 2009
6-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2008 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1995
Feb–Aug 2009
7-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1997, 2021
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Jan–Aug 2009
8-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1995
Dec 2008–Aug 2009
9-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Nov 2008–Aug 2009
10-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct 2008–Aug 2009
11-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Sep 2008–Aug 2009
12-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Mar 2008–Aug 2009
18-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-10.23"
(-259.84mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Sep 2007–Aug 2009
24-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-10.27"
(-260.86mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Sep 2006–Aug 2009
36-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-19.16"
(-486.66mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Sep 2005–Aug 2009
48-Month
77.43"
(1,966.72mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-12.07"
(-306.58mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2015
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Sep 2004–Aug 2009
60-Month
107.19"
(2,722.63mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1991
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1999

Citing This Page

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