Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1962
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1995
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1962
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1995, 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1962
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1962
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1982
Ties: 1908
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1963
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
37.33"
(948.18mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
14.89"
(378.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
63.33"
(1,608.58mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
18.46"
(468.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
89.67"
(2,277.62mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2014
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
125.27"
(3,181.86mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
35.80"
(909.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
140.21"
(3,561.33mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
28.56"
(725.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1991
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

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