Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2004
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Sep–Oct 2004
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 1995
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Aug–Oct 2004
3-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2003 1995, 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Jul–Oct 2004
4-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Jun–Oct 2004
5-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
May–Oct 2004
6-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1957
Apr–Oct 2004
7-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1963
Mar–Oct 2004
8-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Feb–Oct 2004
9-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jan–Oct 2004
10-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 2013
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Dec 2003–Oct 2004
11-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Nov 2003–Oct 2004
12-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
May 2003–Oct 2004
18-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Nov 2002–Oct 2004
24-Month
47.52"
(1,207.01mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Nov 2001–Oct 2004
36-Month
64.34"
(1,634.24mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 2014
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Nov 2000–Oct 2004
48-Month
79.46"
(2,018.28mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-10.01"
(-254.26mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 2015
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 1999–Oct 2004
60-Month
102.18"
(2,595.37mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.47"
(-240.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2003 1991
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/