Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1962
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1995
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1962
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1995 1995, 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1962
Ties: 1995
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1962
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-8.88"
(-225.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-12.93"
(-328.42mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
54.66"
(1,388.36mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-12.63"
(-320.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 2014
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
75.43"
(1,915.92mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-14.04"
(-356.62mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
112.76"
(2,864.10mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1991
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/