Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1962
Ties: 1913
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
0.21"
(5.33mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1917 1995
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1962
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1952 1995, 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1962
Ties: 1952
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1962
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1982
Ties: 1930
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1963
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-13.07"
(-331.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
59.72"
(1,516.89mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
77.50"
(1,968.50mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-11.97"
(-304.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
100.31"
(2,547.87mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-11.34"
(-288.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/