Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1962
Ties: 1941
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1995
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1962
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1995, 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1962
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1962
Ties: 1931
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1982
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1963
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 2008
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Ties: 1925
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
30.73"
(780.54mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
53.08"
(1,348.23mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
70.30"
(1,785.62mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1973 2014
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
93.56"
(2,376.42mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1973 2015
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
115.66"
(2,937.76mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1991
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 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/