Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1962
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1995
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Ties: 1927
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1995, 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1962
Ties: 1923
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1982
Ties: 1981
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1957
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1963
Ties: 1913
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1927
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
87.94"
(2,233.68mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
20.65"
(524.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2014
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
102.88"
(2,613.15mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
132.71"
(3,370.83mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
21.06"
(534.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1991
11th 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/