Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, November 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2002
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2000 1929
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Oct–Nov 2002
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1929
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Sep–Nov 2002
3-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2000 1929
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Aug–Nov 2002
4-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1999 1995
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jul–Nov 2002
5-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1995
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jun–Nov 2002
6-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1995 1995
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Ties: 1898, 1928, 1958
May–Nov 2002
7-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1929
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Ties: 1939
Apr–Nov 2002
8-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1991 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Mar–Nov 2002
9-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1959
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–Nov 2002
10-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-6.21"
(-157.73mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1933 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–Nov 2002
11-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
-8.24"
(-209.29mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1929 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 2001–Nov 2002
12-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jun 2001–Nov 2002
18-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
27.39"
(695.71mm)
-5.88"
(-149.36mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Ties: 1912
Dec 2000–Nov 2002
24-Month
34.33"
(871.98mm)
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
-10.48"
(-266.19mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 1999–Nov 2002
36-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
-11.62"
(-295.14mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 1998–Nov 2002
48-Month
74.27"
(1,886.46mm)
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
-15.19"
(-385.82mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 1997–Nov 2002
60-Month
111.99"
(2,844.55mm)
111.63"
(2,835.40mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1994 1933
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/