Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Ties: 1907
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1995
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Ties: 1896, 1938
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 1995, 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1982
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1957
Ties: 1947
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1963
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
61.94"
(1,573.28mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
76.88"
(1,952.75mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
9.59"
(243.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 2014
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
106.71"
(2,710.43mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
17.24"
(437.89mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
126.44"
(3,211.58mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
14.79"
(375.67mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1991
19th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/