Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2017
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2016 1940
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1947, 1988
Jun–Jul 2017
2-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2016 1901
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1989
May–Jul 2017
3-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 2012
Apr–Jul 2017
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2016 1909
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Mar–Jul 2017
5-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1995
Feb–Jul 2017
6-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1997
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Jul 2017
7-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 2013
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1995
Dec 2016–Jul 2017
8-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2016–Jul 2017
9-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983, 1998
Oct 2016–Jul 2017
10-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2016–Jul 2017
11-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Aug 2016–Jul 2017
12-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
12.04"
(305.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb 2016–Jul 2017
18-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
10.68"
(271.28mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 2014
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Aug 2015–Jul 2017
24-Month
57.45"
(1,459.23mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Aug 2014–Jul 2017
36-Month
74.99"
(1,904.75mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
7.68"
(195.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2014
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Aug 2013–Jul 2017
48-Month
87.36"
(2,218.94mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Aug 2012–Jul 2017
60-Month
103.56"
(2,630.42mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/