Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2019
1-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1974
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1918
Ties: 1910
Aug–Sep 2019
2-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937, 2018
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 2003
Jul–Sep 2019
3-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2018 1928
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1976
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1946, 1950
Jun–Sep 2019
4-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1982
May–Sep 2019
5-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Apr–Sep 2019
6-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1896
Mar–Sep 2019
7-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2008
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Feb–Sep 2019
8-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Sep 2019
9-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Dec 2018–Sep 2019
10-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Nov 2018–Sep 2019
11-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Oct 2018–Sep 2019
12-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Ties: 1904
Apr 2018–Sep 2019
18-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Oct 2017–Sep 2019
24-Month
44.19"
(1,122.43mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Oct 2016–Sep 2019
36-Month
79.21"
(2,011.93mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
11.89"
(302.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Oct 2015–Sep 2019
48-Month
101.93"
(2,589.02mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 2015
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Oct 2014–Sep 2019
60-Month
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
7.02"
(178.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/