Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1917
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1962
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1995
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1962
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1995, 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1962
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1962
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1982
Ties: 1987
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1963
Ties: 1946
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
53.98"
(1,371.09mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
72.00"
(1,828.80mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 2014
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
100.85"
(2,561.59mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
119.22"
(3,028.19mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 1991
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/