Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, September 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2004
1-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1974
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1918
Ties: 1924, 1933, 1964
Aug–Sep 2004
2-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1937, 2018
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Ties: 1903, 1996
Jul–Sep 2004
3-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1928
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1976
Ties: 1987
Jun–Sep 2004
4-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1982
May–Sep 2004
5-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Apr–Sep 2004
6-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1896
Ties: 1987
Mar–Sep 2004
7-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2008
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1995
Feb–Sep 2004
8-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Jan–Sep 2004
9-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2003–Sep 2004
10-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Nov 2003–Sep 2004
11-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Oct 2003–Sep 2004
12-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Apr 2003–Sep 2004
18-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Oct 2002–Sep 2004
24-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Oct 2001–Sep 2004
36-Month
61.27"
(1,556.26mm)
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 2014
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Oct 2000–Sep 2004
48-Month
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
-11.57"
(-293.87mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 2015
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Oct 1999–Sep 2004
60-Month
99.17"
(2,518.92mm)
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
-12.52"
(-318.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1994 1991
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 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/