Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2012 1974
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1918
Ties: 1928, 1944, 1987, 2012
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937, 2018
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Ties: 2008
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 1928
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1976
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1982
Ties: 1926
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2012 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2009 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Ties: 1903, 2018
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1953
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
51.89"
(1,318.01mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-15.43"
(-391.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
68.84"
(1,748.54mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-20.67"
(-525.01mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
85.28"
(2,166.11mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-26.41"
(-670.82mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1991
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/