Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2016
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2009 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1899, 1973, 2000, 2002, 2004
Jun–Jul 2016
2-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 1901
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1904, 1909, 1983, 2010
May–Jul 2016
3-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Apr–Jul 2016
4-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1909
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Ties: 1945, 1984
Mar–Jul 2016
5-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Feb–Jul 2016
6-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 1997
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Jan–Jul 2016
7-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1995
Dec 2015–Jul 2016
8-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Nov 2015–Jul 2016
9-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983, 1998
Oct 2015–Jul 2016
10-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2015–Jul 2016
11-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1936
Aug 2015–Jul 2016
12-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb 2015–Jul 2016
18-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Ties: 1965
Aug 2014–Jul 2016
24-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Aug 2013–Jul 2016
36-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-14.43"
(-366.52mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Aug 2012–Jul 2016
48-Month
69.08"
(1,754.63mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-20.42"
(-518.67mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Aug 2011–Jul 2016
60-Month
85.50"
(2,171.70mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-26.18"
(-664.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1991
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/