Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, August 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2013
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2012 1937, 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Ties: 1958
Jul–Aug 2013
2-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2012 1940
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Jun–Aug 2013
3-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1913
Ties: 1976
May–Aug 2013
4-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2012 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Apr–Aug 2013
5-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1896
Mar–Aug 2013
6-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2008 2008
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Feb–Aug 2013
7-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1997, 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1998
Jan–Aug 2013
8-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-9.13"
(-231.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2013 2022
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Dec 2012–Aug 2013
9-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1998
Nov 2012–Aug 2013
10-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2012–Aug 2013
11-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Sep 2012–Aug 2013
12-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.16"
(-156.47mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Mar 2012–Aug 2013
18-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Sep 2011–Aug 2013
24-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-12.00"
(-304.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Sep 2010–Aug 2013
36-Month
61.60"
(1,564.64mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2010 2022
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Sep 2009–Aug 2013
48-Month
85.19"
(2,163.83mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1998
Sep 2008–Aug 2013
60-Month
102.14"
(2,594.36mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-9.54"
(-242.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1991
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/