Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1986 1917
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1962
Ties: 1969
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1995
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1962
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1995, 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1962
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1962
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Ties: 1970
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1957
Ties: 1943
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1963
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
42.58"
(1,081.53mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
60.36"
(1,533.14mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-6.93"
(-176.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
83.17"
(2,112.52mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1979 2015
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
122.10"
(3,101.34mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1991
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 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/