Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1962
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 2020
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Ties: 1923
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1995, 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1962
Ties: 1908
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 2002, 2020
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1962
Ties: 1909
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1982
Ties: 1909
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1957
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1963
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 2008
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1914
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-4.03"
(-102.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
40.59"
(1,030.99mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
79.52"
(2,019.81mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 2014
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
112.15"
(2,848.61mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 2015
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
131.03"
(3,328.16mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1991
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/