Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2010
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1917
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Sep–Oct 2010
2-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1995
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Aug–Oct 2010
3-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1995, 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Jul–Oct 2010
4-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1962
Ties: 1983
Jun–Oct 2010
5-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1982
May–Oct 2010
6-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1957
Apr–Oct 2010
7-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1963
Mar–Oct 2010
8-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2009 2008
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Feb–Oct 2010
9-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Jan–Oct 2010
10-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2009–Oct 2010
11-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2009–Oct 2010
12-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
May 2009–Oct 2010
18-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2008–Oct 2010
24-Month
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Nov 2007–Oct 2010
36-Month
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-7.91"
(-200.92mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2014
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Nov 2006–Oct 2010
48-Month
74.39"
(1,889.51mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-15.08"
(-383.03mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Nov 2005–Oct 2010
60-Month
102.86"
(2,612.64mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-8.79"
(-223.27mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1991
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 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/