Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1902
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1901 1917
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1962
Sep–Oct 1902
2-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1898 1995
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1962
Aug–Oct 1902
3-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1898 1995, 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1962
Ties: 2011
Jul–Oct 1902
4-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1962
Ties: 1907
Jun–Oct 1902
5-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1982
Ties: 1948
May–Oct 1902
6-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Ties: 2015
Apr–Oct 1902
7-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1963
Mar–Oct 1902
8-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1901 2008
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Ties: 1952
Feb–Oct 1902
9-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Oct 1902
10-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Dec 1901–Oct 1902
11-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Nov 1901–Oct 1902
12-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
May 1901–Oct 1902
18-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Nov 1900–Oct 1902
24-Month
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1901 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1899–Oct 1902
36-Month
67.83"
(1,722.88mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1901 2014
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1898–Oct 1902
48-Month
87.72"
(2,228.09mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1901 2015
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1918
Nov 1897–Oct 1902
60-Month
101.64"
(2,581.66mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-10.01"
(-254.25mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1991
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/