Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1959
1-Month
0.21"
(5.33mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1952 1917
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1962
Ties: 1966
Sep–Oct 1959
2-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1962
Aug–Oct 1959
3-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1995, 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1962
Ties: 1967
Jul–Oct 1959
4-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002, 2020
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1962
Jun–Oct 1959
5-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1982
May–Oct 1959
6-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1980
Apr–Oct 1959
7-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1963
Mar–Oct 1959
8-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2008
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Oct 1959
9-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Oct 1959
10-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–Oct 1959
11-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1958–Oct 1959
12-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
May 1958–Oct 1959
18-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1957–Oct 1959
24-Month
46.86"
(1,190.24mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1956–Oct 1959
36-Month
66.65"
(1,692.91mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 2014
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1955–Oct 1959
48-Month
96.89"
(2,461.01mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1957 2015
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1954–Oct 1959
60-Month
113.65"
(2,886.71mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1957 1991
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/