Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2019
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2016 1940
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1913
Ties: 1926, 1933, 1943, 1959, 1961, 1977
Jun–Jul 2019
2-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2008 1901
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1913
Ties: 1926, 2008
May–Jul 2019
3-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Apr–Jul 2019
4-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1909
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1896
Mar–Jul 2019
5-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1995
Feb–Jul 2019
6-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1997
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Jul 2019
7-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
7.38"
(187.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1995
Dec 2018–Jul 2019
8-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2018–Jul 2019
9-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983, 1998
Oct 2018–Jul 2019
10-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2018–Jul 2019
11-Month
27.71"
(703.83mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2018–Jul 2019
12-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Feb 2018–Jul 2019
18-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2017–Jul 2019
24-Month
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Aug 2016–Jul 2019
36-Month
78.64"
(1,997.46mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
11.33"
(287.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Ties: 2006
Aug 2015–Jul 2019
48-Month
101.61"
(2,580.89mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 2015
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Aug 2014–Jul 2019
60-Month
119.15"
(3,026.41mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/