Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1921
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1937, 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Ties: 1918, 1954, 1997, 2000, 2017
Jul–Aug 1921
2-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1919 1940
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Ties: 2021
Jun–Aug 1921
3-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1913
May–Aug 1921
4-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1920 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Apr–Aug 1921
5-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1919 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1896
Mar–Aug 1921
6-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1919 2008
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1995
Feb–Aug 1921
7-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1910 1997, 2021
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Ties: 1929
Jan–Aug 1921
8-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1920 2022
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1995
Dec 1920–Aug 1921
9-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1920 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Ties: 1930
Nov 1920–Aug 1921
10-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Oct 1920–Aug 1921
11-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1920 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Sep 1920–Aug 1921
12-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1920 2021
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Mar 1920–Aug 1921
18-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1920 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Sep 1919–Aug 1921
24-Month
41.09"
(1,043.69mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1920 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Sep 1918–Aug 1921
36-Month
61.27"
(1,556.26mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1920 2022
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1984
Sep 1917–Aug 1921
48-Month
77.40"
(1,965.96mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-12.10"
(-307.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1920 2015
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Sep 1916–Aug 1921
60-Month
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-15.29"
(-388.36mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1921 1991
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/