Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1982
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Sep–Oct 1982
2-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1995
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Ties: 1950, 2016
Aug–Oct 1982
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1995, 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Jul–Oct 1982
4-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Jun–Oct 1982
5-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
May–Oct 1982
6-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1957
Apr–Oct 1982
7-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1963
Mar–Oct 1982
8-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Oct 1982
9-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Oct 1982
10-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Dec 1981–Oct 1982
11-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Nov 1981–Oct 1982
12-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
10.19"
(258.82mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
May 1981–Oct 1982
18-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Nov 1980–Oct 1982
24-Month
51.51"
(1,308.35mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
6.64"
(168.65mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Nov 1979–Oct 1982
36-Month
78.07"
(1,982.98mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 2014
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Nov 1978–Oct 1982
48-Month
100.50"
(2,552.70mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 2015
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Nov 1977–Oct 1982
60-Month
133.96"
(3,402.58mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1981 1991
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/