Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1917
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1962
Ties: 1921
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1946 2020
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1962
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1995, 2002, 2020
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1962
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1962
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1982
Ties: 1902
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1957
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1963
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1960
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
35.88"
(911.35mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-8.99"
(-228.35mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
55.07"
(1,398.78mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-12.22"
(-310.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 2014
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Ties: 1932
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
79.18"
(2,011.17mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-10.29"
(-261.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 2015
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1998
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
97.70"
(2,481.58mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-13.95"
(-354.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1991
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/