Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2015
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2006 1937, 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1943, 1948
Jul–Aug 2015
2-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2014 1940
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Jun–Aug 2015
3-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1913
May–Aug 2015
4-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Apr–Aug 2015
5-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2014 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1896
Mar–Aug 2015
6-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 2008
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1995
Feb–Aug 2015
7-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2013 1997
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Jan–Aug 2015
8-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1995
Dec 2014–Aug 2015
9-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Nov 2014–Aug 2015
10-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1933, 1947
Oct 2014–Aug 2015
11-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2014–Aug 2015
12-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Mar 2014–Aug 2015
18-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.37"
(-161.79mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Ties: 1981
Sep 2013–Aug 2015
24-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-15.29"
(-388.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Sep 2012–Aug 2015
36-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-21.42"
(-544.06mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Sep 2011–Aug 2015
48-Month
62.51"
(1,587.75mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-26.99"
(-685.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2015
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Sep 2010–Aug 2015
60-Month
91.21"
(2,316.73mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-20.47"
(-519.94mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1992 1991
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/