Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1896 1917
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 1995
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 1995, 2002
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1962
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Ties: 1923
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1957
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1963
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1895 2008
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1911
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 2013
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
89th Driest Driest to Date 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1915
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
51.35"
(1,304.29mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
100th Driest Driest to Date 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/