Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1952 1917
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Ties: 1910
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1995, 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002, 2020
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1957
Ties: 1971
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1963
Ties: 1965
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
51.67"
(1,312.42mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
73.11"
(1,856.99mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
5.82"
(147.82mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 2014
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
94.22"
(2,393.19mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
110.65"
(2,810.51mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1991
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/