Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1997
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1974
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1918
Aug–Sep 1997
2-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937, 2018
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jul–Sep 1997
3-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1976
Jun–Sep 1997
4-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1982
May–Sep 1997
5-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Apr–Sep 1997
6-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Ties: 1927
Mar–Sep 1997
7-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Feb–Sep 1997
8-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 2021
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–Sep 1997
9-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Sep 1997
10-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Nov 1996–Sep 1997
11-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1996–Sep 1997
12-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Apr 1996–Sep 1997
18-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1995–Sep 1997
24-Month
51.31"
(1,303.27mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Ties: 1995
Oct 1994–Sep 1997
36-Month
87.49"
(2,222.25mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
20.17"
(512.32mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 2014
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1993–Sep 1997
48-Month
102.62"
(2,606.55mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
13.11"
(333.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Oct 1992–Sep 1997
60-Month
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
22.07"
(560.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1991
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/