Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937, 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Ties: 2019
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 1940
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Ties: 1956, 1989, 2000, 2001
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1913
Ties: 1941, 1968, 2005
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1896
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Ties: 1967
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1997 1997, 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
14.32"
(363.73mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1997 2022
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
15.03"
(381.76mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
37.85"
(961.39mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
12.23"
(310.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
63.80"
(1,620.52mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
88.29"
(2,242.57mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
20.98"
(532.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2022
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
124.74"
(3,168.40mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
139.57"
(3,545.08mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
4th 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 September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/