Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1945
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1944 1917
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1962
Sep–Oct 1945
2-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1995
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Aug–Oct 1945
3-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 1995, 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Jul–Oct 1945
4-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Jun–Oct 1945
5-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1982
May–Oct 1945
6-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Apr–Oct 1945
7-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1963
Mar–Oct 1945
8-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 2008
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Feb–Oct 1945
9-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–Oct 1945
10-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Dec 1944–Oct 1945
11-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Nov 1944–Oct 1945
12-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
May 1944–Oct 1945
18-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Nov 1943–Oct 1945
24-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Nov 1942–Oct 1945
36-Month
68.64"
(1,743.46mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1936 2014
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Nov 1941–Oct 1945
48-Month
93.77"
(2,381.76mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1940–Oct 1945
60-Month
128.45"
(3,262.63mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
16.80"
(426.72mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1943 1991
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/