Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1989
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1988 1917
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Sep–Oct 1989
2-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1988 1995
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Aug–Oct 1989
3-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1988 1995, 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Jul–Oct 1989
4-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Jun–Oct 1989
5-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
May–Oct 1989
6-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1957
Apr–Oct 1989
7-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1963
Mar–Oct 1989
8-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Feb–Oct 1989
9-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Oct 1989
10-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1988–Oct 1989
11-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1988–Oct 1989
12-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
May 1988–Oct 1989
18-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Nov 1987–Oct 1989
24-Month
38.18"
(969.77mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Nov 1986–Oct 1989
36-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-14.45"
(-367.03mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Nov 1985–Oct 1989
48-Month
80.76"
(2,051.30mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 2015
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1984–Oct 1989
60-Month
98.54"
(2,502.92mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-13.11"
(-332.99mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1964 1991
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/