Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1995
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1995, 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1963
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 2008
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
58.77"
(1,492.76mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-8.52"
(-216.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1961 2014
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
74.25"
(1,885.95mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-15.22"
(-386.59mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
105.63"
(2,683.00mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1991
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/