Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937, 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1899, 1917, 1978, 1993
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1940
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1895, 1910, 1919, 2007
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1913
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1928 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 2021
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1896
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1997, 2021
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 2022
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 2021
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
67.76"
(1,721.10mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1957 2022
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
96.18"
(2,442.97mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1957 2015
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
112.72"
(2,863.09mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1991
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/