Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1990
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1917
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1962
Sep–Oct 1990
2-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 1995
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1962
Aug–Oct 1990
3-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1988 1995, 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1962
Jul–Oct 1990
4-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1962
Ties: 1964
Jun–Oct 1990
5-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1982
Ties: 1952, 1954
May–Oct 1990
6-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1957
Apr–Oct 1990
7-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1963
Mar–Oct 1990
8-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Feb–Oct 1990
9-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1998
Jan–Oct 1990
10-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1998
Dec 1989–Oct 1990
11-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Nov 1989–Oct 1990
12-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
May 1989–Oct 1990
18-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Nov 1988–Oct 1990
24-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-10.29"
(-261.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Nov 1987–Oct 1990
36-Month
51.72"
(1,313.69mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-15.57"
(-395.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 2014
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1984
Nov 1986–Oct 1990
48-Month
66.38"
(1,686.05mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-23.09"
(-586.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2015
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1998
Nov 1985–Oct 1990
60-Month
94.30"
(2,395.22mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-17.35"
(-440.69mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1991
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/