Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1916
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1915 1917
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1962
Ties: 2011
Sep–Oct 1916
2-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1915 1995
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1962
Ties: 1986
Aug–Oct 1916
3-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1915 1995, 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Ties: 1951
Jul–Oct 1916
4-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Ties: 1934, 1973
Jun–Oct 1916
5-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1982
May–Oct 1916
6-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1957
Ties: 1936
Apr–Oct 1916
7-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1963
Mar–Oct 1916
8-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1914 2008
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Feb–Oct 1916
9-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1913 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jan–Oct 1916
10-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1913 2013
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Dec 1915–Oct 1916
11-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1913 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Nov 1915–Oct 1916
12-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
May 1915–Oct 1916
18-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Nov 1914–Oct 1916
24-Month
52.09"
(1,323.09mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Nov 1913–Oct 1916
36-Month
82.55"
(2,096.77mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
15.26"
(387.60mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1915 2014
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1912–Oct 1916
48-Month
98.31"
(2,497.07mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
8.84"
(224.53mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1915 2015
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1998
Nov 1911–Oct 1916
60-Month
116.11"
(2,949.19mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1915 1991
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 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/