Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1899
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1917
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Sep–Oct 1899
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1898 1995
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Aug–Oct 1899
3-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 1995, 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jul–Oct 1899
4-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jun–Oct 1899
5-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Oct 1899
6-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Apr–Oct 1899
7-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1963
Mar–Oct 1899
8-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Feb–Oct 1899
9-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Oct 1899
10-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1898 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1898–Oct 1899
11-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1898–Oct 1899
12-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
May 1898–Oct 1899
18-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1897–Oct 1899
24-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-11.06"
(-280.93mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Nov 1896–Oct 1899
36-Month
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 2014
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Nov 1895–Oct 1899
48-Month
85.16"
(2,163.06mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 2015
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/