Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1962
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1984 1995
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1962
Ties: 1916
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1995, 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1962
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1962
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1982
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1957
Ties: 1895
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1963
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
45.70"
(1,160.78mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 2014
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
107.44"
(2,728.98mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
17.97"
(456.44mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 2015
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
140.07"
(3,557.78mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1991
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 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/