Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1895 1917
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1962
Ties: 2008
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1995
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1962
Ties: 1967
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1995, 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1962
Ties: 1943
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1962
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1895 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1982
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1957
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1963
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 2008
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-8.52"
(-216.41mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
65.27"
(1,657.86mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 2014
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984

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/