Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2005
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Ties: 1918
Sep–Oct 2005
2-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2003 1995
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Aug–Oct 2005
3-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 1995, 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Jul–Oct 2005
4-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Jun–Oct 2005
5-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1982
Ties: 2007
May–Oct 2005
6-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1957
Apr–Oct 2005
7-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1963
Mar–Oct 2005
8-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2004 2008
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb–Oct 2005
9-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jan–Oct 2005
10-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2004–Oct 2005
11-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Nov 2004–Oct 2005
12-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
May 2004–Oct 2005
18-Month
31.86"
(809.24mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Nov 2003–Oct 2005
24-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Nov 2002–Oct 2005
36-Month
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2004 2014
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Nov 2001–Oct 2005
48-Month
91.56"
(2,325.62mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 2000–Oct 2005
60-Month
106.68"
(2,709.67mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1991
62nd 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/