Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2021
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2020 1940
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1896
Jun–Jul 2021
2-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2020 1901
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1911, 1972, 1977, 1979
May–Jul 2021
3-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Ties: 1903, 1910
Apr–Jul 2021
4-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1909 1909
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Mar–Jul 2021
5-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2008 2008
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Feb–Jul 2021
6-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2013 1997
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Jan–Jul 2021
7-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2015 2022
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Dec 2020–Jul 2021
8-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
-8.55"
(-217.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Nov 2020–Jul 2021
9-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-9.93"
(-252.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983, 1998
Oct 2020–Jul 2021
10-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
-11.08"
(-281.43mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–Jul 2021
11-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
-11.49"
(-291.85mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2020–Jul 2021
12-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-11.63"
(-295.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Feb 2020–Jul 2021
18-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
-14.90"
(-378.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2019–Jul 2021
24-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-17.85"
(-453.39mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2018–Jul 2021
36-Month
54.78"
(1,391.41mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-12.53"
(-318.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2022
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1984
Aug 2017–Jul 2021
48-Month
71.20"
(1,808.48mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-18.30"
(-464.82mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Aug 2016–Jul 2021
60-Month
105.68"
(2,684.27mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 12, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/