Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, July 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2022
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2020 1940
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1913
Ties: 1906, 1920, 1970
Jun–Jul 2022
2-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1901
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1913
Ties: 1968
May–Jul 2022
3-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Apr–Jul 2022
4-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2021 1909
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Mar–Jul 2022
5-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2021 2008
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Feb–Jul 2022
6-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Jan–Jul 2022
7-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
-10.03"
(-254.76mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1995
Dec 2021–Jul 2022
8-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Nov 2021–Jul 2022
9-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-9.00"
(-228.60mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983, 1998
Oct 2021–Jul 2022
10-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2021–Jul 2022
11-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2021–Jul 2022
12-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Feb 2021–Jul 2022
18-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
32.51"
(825.75mm)
-12.89"
(-327.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2021 2014
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2020–Jul 2022
24-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-18.42"
(-467.87mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Aug 2019–Jul 2022
36-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-24.59"
(-624.58mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Aug 2018–Jul 2022
48-Month
70.45"
(1,789.43mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-19.05"
(-483.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Aug 2017–Jul 2022
60-Month
86.87"
(2,206.50mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-24.81"
(-630.17mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/