Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1950
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1917
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1962
Sep–Oct 1950
2-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1995
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Ties: 1982, 2016
Aug–Oct 1950
3-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1995, 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Jul–Oct 1950
4-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1962
Jun–Oct 1950
5-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Oct 1950
6-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Apr–Oct 1950
7-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1963
Mar–Oct 1950
8-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2008
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 2012
Feb–Oct 1950
9-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Oct 1950
10-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Dec 1949–Oct 1950
11-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Nov 1949–Oct 1950
12-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
May 1949–Oct 1950
18-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1948–Oct 1950
24-Month
37.54"
(953.52mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-7.33"
(-186.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1947–Oct 1950
36-Month
55.17"
(1,401.32mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-12.12"
(-307.85mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2014
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Nov 1946–Oct 1950
48-Month
73.42"
(1,864.87mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-16.05"
(-407.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1949 2015
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1945–Oct 1950
60-Month
92.61"
(2,352.29mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-19.04"
(-483.62mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1991
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/