Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1903
1-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1917
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1962
Ties: 1919, 1977
Sep–Oct 1903
2-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1995
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1962
Ties: 2008
Aug–Oct 1903
3-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1995, 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1962
Ties: 1960, 1980, 2003
Jul–Oct 1903
4-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1962
Jun–Oct 1903
5-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1982
May–Oct 1903
6-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1957
Apr–Oct 1903
7-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1963
Mar–Oct 1903
8-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1901 2008
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Feb–Oct 1903
9-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Jan–Oct 1903
10-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Dec 1902–Oct 1903
11-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Nov 1902–Oct 1903
12-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
May 1902–Oct 1903
18-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Nov 1901–Oct 1903
24-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1983
Nov 1900–Oct 1903
36-Month
68.07"
(1,728.98mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1902 2014
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1899–Oct 1903
48-Month
89.24"
(2,266.70mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1902 2015
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1898–Oct 1903
60-Month
109.13"
(2,771.90mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1991
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/