Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1962
Ties: 1900
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1995
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1962
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1995, 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1962
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1982
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1957
Ties: 1925
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1963
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
55.89"
(1,419.61mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
11.02"
(279.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
66.74"
(1,695.20mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
79.30"
(2,014.22mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-10.17"
(-258.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
102.42"
(2,601.47mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/