Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2006
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2002 1937, 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 1994, 1995, 1996, 2016
Jul–Aug 2006
2-Month
0.21"
(5.33mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1940
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 2019
Jun–Aug 2006
3-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1913
Ties: 1957
May–Aug 2006
4-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Apr–Aug 2006
5-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1896
Mar–Aug 2006
6-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2005 2008
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Feb–Aug 2006
7-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2005 1997, 2021
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Aug 2006
8-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2004 2022
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1995
Ties: 1952
Dec 2005–Aug 2006
9-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2005 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2005–Aug 2006
10-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2005 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Oct 2005–Aug 2006
11-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Sep 2005–Aug 2006
12-Month
29.28"
(743.71mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
6.84"
(173.73mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Mar 2005–Aug 2006
18-Month
38.40"
(975.36mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2004–Aug 2006
24-Month
59.04"
(1,499.62mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
14.14"
(359.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Sep 2003–Aug 2006
36-Month
78.13"
(1,984.50mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2005 2022
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Sep 2002–Aug 2006
48-Month
102.87"
(2,612.90mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
13.37"
(339.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2005 2015
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Sep 2001–Aug 2006
60-Month
120.47"
(3,059.94mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/