Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1960 1917
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1962
Ties: 1994
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1960 1995
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1962
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1960 1995, 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1962
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1962
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1982
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1963
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2008
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-5.18"
(-131.58mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Ties: 1931
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
34.68"
(880.87mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-10.19"
(-258.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
50.16"
(1,274.06mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-17.13"
(-435.11mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 2014
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
81.54"
(2,071.12mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
101.33"
(2,573.78mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-10.32"
(-262.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1991
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/