Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1895
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1917
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Sep–Oct 1895
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
55th Driest Driest to Date 1995
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Aug–Oct 1895
3-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1995, 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jul–Oct 1895
4-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 2002
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jun–Oct 1895
5-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Oct 1895
6-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 2002
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Ties: 1986
Apr–Oct 1895
7-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 2002
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 1963
Mar–Oct 1895
8-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
55th Driest Driest to Date 2008
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Oct 1895
9-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Oct 1895
10-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 2013
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/