Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1937, 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1960 1940
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Ties: 1938, 1939, 2017
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1913
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1959 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1896
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1995
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1961 1997, 2021
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 2022
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1961 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 1924
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1961 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1961 2021
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-6.53"
(-165.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-11.34"
(-288.03mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1961 2022
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
70.97"
(1,802.64mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-18.53"
(-470.66mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
105.05"
(2,668.27mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1991
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/