Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1983
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937, 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul–Aug 1983
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun–Aug 1983
3-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1913
May–Aug 1983
4-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Apr–Aug 1983
5-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1896
Mar–Aug 1983
6-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Feb–Aug 1983
7-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1997, 2021
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1983
8-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 2022
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Dec 1982–Aug 1983
9-Month
31.79"
(807.47mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1982–Aug 1983
10-Month
36.84"
(935.74mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1982–Aug 1983
11-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1982–Aug 1983
12-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
18.32"
(465.32mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar 1982–Aug 1983
18-Month
51.67"
(1,312.42mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
22.71"
(576.84mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1981–Aug 1983
24-Month
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1980–Aug 1983
36-Month
89.14"
(2,264.16mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
21.83"
(554.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 2022
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1979–Aug 1983
48-Month
117.66"
(2,988.56mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
28.16"
(715.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2015
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1978–Aug 1983
60-Month
138.85"
(3,526.79mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
27.17"
(690.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1991
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/