Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2006
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1962
Ties: 1928
Sep–Oct 2006
2-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2003 1995
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1962
Ties: 1954
Aug–Oct 2006
3-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1995, 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1962
Ties: 1928
Jul–Oct 2006
4-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1962
Ties: 1929
Jun–Oct 2006
5-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1982
May–Oct 2006
6-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1957
Apr–Oct 2006
7-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1963
Mar–Oct 2006
8-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2005 2008
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb–Oct 2006
9-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Jan–Oct 2006
10-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Ties: 1927
Dec 2005–Oct 2006
11-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Nov 2005–Oct 2006
12-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
May 2005–Oct 2006
18-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Nov 2004–Oct 2006
24-Month
55.69"
(1,414.53mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Nov 2003–Oct 2006
36-Month
78.38"
(1,990.85mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
11.09"
(281.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2005 2014
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Nov 2002–Oct 2006
48-Month
103.21"
(2,621.53mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
13.74"
(348.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2005 2015
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Nov 2001–Oct 2006
60-Month
120.03"
(3,048.76mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2005 1991
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

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