Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, February 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2017
1-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 2020
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Feb 2017
2-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1909
Dec 2016–Feb 2017
3-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 2016–Feb 2017
4-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1969
Oct 2016–Feb 2017
5-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 2016–Feb 2017
6-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Aug 2016–Feb 2017
7-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jul 2016–Feb 2017
8-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2016–Feb 2017
9-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
12.11"
(307.60mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May 2016–Feb 2017
10-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Apr 2016–Feb 2017
11-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
11.87"
(301.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar 2016–Feb 2017
12-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
13.53"
(343.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 2015–Feb 2017
18-Month
51.38"
(1,305.05mm)
38.40"
(975.36mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1984
Mar 2015–Feb 2017
24-Month
55.12"
(1,400.05mm)
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1984
Mar 2014–Feb 2017
36-Month
73.97"
(1,878.84mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Mar 2013–Feb 2017
48-Month
84.69"
(2,151.13mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1999
Mar 2012–Feb 2017
60-Month
105.57"
(2,681.48mm)
111.72"
(2,837.69mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/