Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2010
1-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2009 1974
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1918
Ties: 1907, 1943, 1965
Aug–Sep 2010
2-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937, 2018
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1933, 1949, 1980, 1993
Jul–Sep 2010
3-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2009 1928
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976
Ties: 1949
Jun–Sep 2010
4-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1982
Ties: 1987
May–Sep 2010
5-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Apr–Sep 2010
6-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1896
Mar–Sep 2010
7-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2009 2008
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1995
Feb–Sep 2010
8-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2008
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Jan–Sep 2010
9-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Dec 2009–Sep 2010
10-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2009 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2009–Sep 2010
11-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2009 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct 2009–Sep 2010
12-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2009 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Apr 2009–Sep 2010
18-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct 2008–Sep 2010
24-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Oct 2007–Sep 2010
36-Month
57.88"
(1,470.15mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-9.44"
(-239.78mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Oct 2006–Sep 2010
48-Month
71.84"
(1,824.74mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-17.67"
(-448.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Ties: 1920
Oct 2005–Sep 2010
60-Month
100.86"
(2,561.84mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-10.83"
(-275.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2004 1991
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/