Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2015
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2014 1984
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1995
Dec 2014–Jan 2015
2-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1956
Nov 2014–Jan 2015
3-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1956
Oct 2014–Jan 2015
4-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Sep 2014–Jan 2015
5-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Aug 2014–Jan 2015
6-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Jul 2014–Jan 2015
7-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Jun 2014–Jan 2015
8-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1914
May 2014–Jan 2015
9-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Apr 2014–Jan 2015
10-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Mar 2014–Jan 2015
11-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Feb 2014–Jan 2015
12-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Aug 2013–Jan 2015
18-Month
23.39"
(594.11mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
-11.40"
(-289.56mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Feb 2013–Jan 2015
24-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
-17.55"
(-445.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2015
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Feb 2012–Jan 2015
36-Month
48.81"
(1,239.77mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
-18.29"
(-464.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1991
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Feb 2011–Jan 2015
48-Month
69.44"
(1,763.78mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
-19.93"
(-506.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1992 1991
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Feb 2010–Jan 2015
60-Month
95.42"
(2,423.67mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
-16.12"
(-409.45mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1993 1992
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/