Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1955
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1962
Sep–Oct 1955
2-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 2020
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1962
Aug–Oct 1955
3-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1995, 2002, 2020
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1962
Ties: 1993
Jul–Oct 1955
4-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 2020
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Jun–Oct 1955
5-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1982
May–Oct 1955
6-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Apr–Oct 1955
7-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1963
Mar–Oct 1955
8-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1932 2008
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–Oct 1955
9-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan–Oct 1955
10-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1946 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Ties: 1976
Dec 1954–Oct 1955
11-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Nov 1954–Oct 1955
12-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.68"
(-144.28mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
May 1954–Oct 1955
18-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Nov 1953–Oct 1955
24-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Nov 1952–Oct 1955
36-Month
60.04"
(1,525.02mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 2014
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1951–Oct 1955
48-Month
89.10"
(2,263.14mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Nov 1950–Oct 1955
60-Month
110.54"
(2,807.72mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1991
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/