Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1951
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1949 1917
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1962
Sep–Oct 1951
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1995
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1962
Ties: 2007
Aug–Oct 1951
3-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1995, 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1962
Ties: 1916
Jul–Oct 1951
4-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1962
Jun–Oct 1951
5-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1982
May–Oct 1951
6-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1957
Apr–Oct 1951
7-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1963
Ties: 1914
Mar–Oct 1951
8-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 2008
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 1944
Feb–Oct 1951
9-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jan–Oct 1951
10-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–Oct 1951
11-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Nov 1950–Oct 1951
12-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
May 1950–Oct 1951
18-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1937
Nov 1949–Oct 1951
24-Month
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1948–Oct 1951
36-Month
58.98"
(1,498.09mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-8.31"
(-211.08mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2014
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Nov 1947–Oct 1951
48-Month
76.61"
(1,945.89mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-12.86"
(-326.65mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1946–Oct 1951
60-Month
94.86"
(2,409.44mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-16.79"
(-426.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/