Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1984
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1995
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1956
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1956
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Ties: 1987
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Ties: 2009
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1914
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2016 2014
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
34.79"
(883.67mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
50.83"
(1,291.08mm)
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
5.99"
(152.14mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 2015
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
71.61"
(1,818.89mm)
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2017 1991
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
91.62"
(2,327.15mm)
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1991
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Ties: 2019
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
98.90"
(2,512.06mm)
111.54"
(2,833.12mm)
-12.64"
(-321.06mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2017 1992
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984

Citing This Page

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