Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, April 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2015
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 1909
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1967
Ties: 1903, 2014
Mar–Apr 2015
2-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2008 2008
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1995
Feb–Apr 2015
3-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2013 1997
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–Apr 2015
4-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2013 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1995
Dec 2014–Apr 2015
5-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
16.57"
(420.88mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Nov 2014–Apr 2015
6-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
19.15"
(486.41mm)
-5.66"
(-143.76mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Oct 2014–Apr 2015
7-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
20.34"
(516.64mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Sep 2014–Apr 2015
8-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
20.79"
(528.07mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Aug 2014–Apr 2015
9-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
21.04"
(534.42mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jul 2014–Apr 2015
10-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
21.21"
(538.73mm)
-5.27"
(-133.85mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2014–Apr 2015
11-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
21.56"
(547.62mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
May 2014–Apr 2015
12-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Nov 2013–Apr 2015
18-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
-14.89"
(-378.21mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
May 2013–Apr 2015
24-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-15.54"
(-394.71mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
May 2012–Apr 2015
36-Month
45.07"
(1,144.78mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-22.24"
(-564.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2022
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
May 2011–Apr 2015
48-Month
63.29"
(1,607.57mm)
89.49"
(2,273.05mm)
-26.20"
(-665.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2015
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
May 2010–Apr 2015
60-Month
90.81"
(2,306.57mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-20.87"
(-530.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1992 1991
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999

Citing This Page

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