Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2012
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2009 1974
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1918
Ties: 1928, 1944, 1987, 2016
Aug–Sep 2012
2-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2011 1937, 2018
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Ties: 1994
Jul–Sep 2012
3-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1928
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976
Ties: 1962
Jun–Sep 2012
4-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2010 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1982
Ties: 1910
May–Sep 2012
5-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Apr–Sep 2012
6-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Mar–Sep 2012
7-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2010 2008
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Feb–Sep 2012
8-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2009 2021
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jan–Sep 2012
9-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2011–Sep 2012
10-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-5.46"
(-138.69mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Nov 2011–Sep 2012
11-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2011–Sep 2012
12-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Apr 2011–Sep 2012
18-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2021
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2010–Sep 2012
24-Month
45.26"
(1,149.60mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2009–Sep 2012
36-Month
68.92"
(1,750.57mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2010 2014
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Oct 2008–Sep 2012
48-Month
85.92"
(2,182.37mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Oct 2007–Sep 2012
60-Month
103.14"
(2,619.76mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-8.55"
(-217.17mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1991
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/