Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1939
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1932 1917
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1962
Ties: 2012
Sep–Oct 1939
2-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1995
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1962
Aug–Oct 1939
3-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1995, 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1962
Ties: 2009
Jul–Oct 1939
4-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1962
Jun–Oct 1939
5-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1982
May–Oct 1939
6-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1957
Ties: 1972
Apr–Oct 1939
7-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1963
Mar–Oct 1939
8-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Feb–Oct 1939
9-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–Oct 1939
10-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1938–Oct 1939
11-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Nov 1938–Oct 1939
12-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.61"
(-167.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
May 1938–Oct 1939
18-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-6.90"
(-175.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Nov 1937–Oct 1939
24-Month
49.88"
(1,266.95mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Nov 1936–Oct 1939
36-Month
73.00"
(1,854.20mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 2014
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Nov 1935–Oct 1939
48-Month
96.02"
(2,438.91mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1934–Oct 1939
60-Month
120.20"
(3,053.08mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/