Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1896
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1895 1917
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Ties: 1901, 2007
Sep–Oct 1896
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1995
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Ties: 1938, 1996
Aug–Oct 1896
3-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1895 1995, 2002
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jul–Oct 1896
4-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jun–Oct 1896
5-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Oct 1896
6-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Apr–Oct 1896
7-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1963
Mar–Oct 1896
8-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1895 2008
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1991
Feb–Oct 1896
9-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1895 1966
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Oct 1896
10-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1895 2013
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1895–Oct 1896
11-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
98th Driest Driest to Date 1977
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1895–Oct 1896
12-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May 1895–Oct 1896
18-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
89th Driest Driest to Date 1977
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1943

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/