Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1920
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1919 1917
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Sep–Oct 1920
2-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1919 2020
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1962
Aug–Oct 1920
3-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1919 1995, 2002, 2020
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Jul–Oct 1920
4-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1919 2020
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1962
Jun–Oct 1920
5-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1982
Ties: 1983
May–Oct 1920
6-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1957
Apr–Oct 1920
7-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1963
Mar–Oct 1920
8-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1919 2008
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Feb–Oct 1920
9-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1998
Jan–Oct 1920
10-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1917 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Ties: 2003
Dec 1919–Oct 1920
11-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1983
Nov 1919–Oct 1920
12-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
May 1919–Oct 1920
18-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1912 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Nov 1918–Oct 1920
24-Month
36.75"
(933.45mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Nov 1917–Oct 1920
36-Month
55.23"
(1,402.84mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-12.06"
(-306.33mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1919 2014
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1984
Nov 1916–Oct 1920
48-Month
72.38"
(1,838.45mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-17.09"
(-434.09mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 2015
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Nov 1915–Oct 1920
60-Month
98.86"
(2,511.04mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-12.79"
(-324.87mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1991
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/