Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1942 1917
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1995
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Ties: 1937
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1995, 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1982
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1928 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1963
Ties: 1970
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1932 2008
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1929 2013
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
43.30"
(1,099.82mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
61.82"
(1,570.23mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
87.83"
(2,230.88mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
112.96"
(2,869.18mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/