Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1901
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1917
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1962
Ties: 1896, 2007
Sep–Oct 1901
2-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1898 1995
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1962
Aug–Oct 1901
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1900 1995, 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1962
Jul–Oct 1901
4-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1962
Jun–Oct 1901
5-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1982
May–Oct 1901
6-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1957
Apr–Oct 1901
7-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1963
Mar–Oct 1901
8-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Feb–Oct 1901
9-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Oct 1901
10-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Dec 1900–Oct 1901
11-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1900–Oct 1901
12-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
May 1900–Oct 1901
18-Month
29.72"
(754.89mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1899–Oct 1901
24-Month
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1898–Oct 1901
36-Month
65.86"
(1,672.84mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1900 2014
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1897–Oct 1901
48-Month
79.78"
(2,026.41mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-9.69"
(-246.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2015
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Nov 1896–Oct 1901
60-Month
105.39"
(2,676.91mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1991
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/