Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2022
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2021 1937, 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jul–Aug 2022
2-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2021 1940
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Jun–Aug 2022
3-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1913
May–Aug 2022
4-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Ties: 1917, 1976
Apr–Aug 2022
5-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Ties: 1975
Mar–Aug 2022
6-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2021 2008
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Feb–Aug 2022
7-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2021 1997, 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Jan–Aug 2022
8-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-9.85"
(-250.19mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1995
Dec 2021–Aug 2022
9-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-7.20"
(-182.88mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Nov 2021–Aug 2022
10-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-8.83"
(-224.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Oct 2021–Aug 2022
11-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Sep 2021–Aug 2022
12-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Mar 2021–Aug 2022
18-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-10.31"
(-261.87mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–Aug 2022
24-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-18.10"
(-459.74mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Sep 2019–Aug 2022
36-Month
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-24.30"
(-617.22mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Sep 2018–Aug 2022
48-Month
70.83"
(1,799.08mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-18.67"
(-474.22mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Sep 2017–Aug 2022
60-Month
87.02"
(2,210.31mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-24.66"
(-626.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/