Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1983
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Sep–Oct 1983
2-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1995
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Aug–Oct 1983
3-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1981 1995, 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Jul–Oct 1983
4-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Ties: 2010
Jun–Oct 1983
5-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Ties: 1920
May–Oct 1983
6-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1957
Apr–Oct 1983
7-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1963
Mar–Oct 1983
8-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
8.09"
(205.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 2008
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Oct 1983
9-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
11.04"
(280.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Oct 1983
10-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
12.72"
(323.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1982–Oct 1983
11-Month
33.88"
(860.55mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1982–Oct 1983
12-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
16.49"
(418.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May 1982–Oct 1983
18-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1981–Oct 1983
24-Month
71.56"
(1,817.62mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
26.69"
(677.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1980–Oct 1983
36-Month
90.44"
(2,297.18mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
23.15"
(588.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 2014
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1979–Oct 1983
48-Month
117.00"
(2,971.80mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 2015
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1978–Oct 1983
60-Month
139.43"
(3,541.52mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1991
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/