Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2018
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1940
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1917, 1919, 1986, 2003, 2011, 2014
Jun–Jul 2018
2-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2014 1901
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1913
Ties: 1932, 1933, 1966, 1978
May–Jul 2018
3-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Apr–Jul 2018
4-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1909
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1896
Mar–Jul 2018
5-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Feb–Jul 2018
6-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2016 1997
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Jan–Jul 2018
7-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1995
Dec 2017–Jul 2018
8-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2017–Jul 2018
9-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983, 1998
Oct 2017–Jul 2018
10-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2017–Jul 2018
11-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2017–Jul 2018
12-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.03"
(-153.17mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Feb 2017–Jul 2018
18-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2016 2014
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2016–Jul 2018
24-Month
50.89"
(1,292.61mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2015–Jul 2018
36-Month
73.86"
(1,876.04mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2016 2014
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Aug 2014–Jul 2018
48-Month
91.40"
(2,321.56mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2017 2015
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Aug 2013–Jul 2018
60-Month
103.77"
(2,635.76mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-7.91"
(-200.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2017 1991
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/