Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1936
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1932 1917
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1962
Ties: 1937
Sep–Oct 1936
2-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1995
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1962
Ties: 1926
Aug–Oct 1936
3-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1932 1995, 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1962
Ties: 1919
Jul–Oct 1936
4-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1962
Jun–Oct 1936
5-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1982
May–Oct 1936
6-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1957
Ties: 1916
Apr–Oct 1936
7-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1963
Mar–Oct 1936
8-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Feb–Oct 1936
9-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1998
Jan–Oct 1936
10-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Dec 1935–Oct 1936
11-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1983
Nov 1935–Oct 1936
12-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
May 1935–Oct 1936
18-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Nov 1934–Oct 1936
24-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Nov 1933–Oct 1936
36-Month
63.37"
(1,609.60mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1984
Nov 1932–Oct 1936
48-Month
80.33"
(2,040.38mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-9.14"
(-232.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 2015
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1998
Nov 1931–Oct 1936
60-Month
101.69"
(2,582.93mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.96"
(-252.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 1991
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/