Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2011
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2008 1917
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1962
Ties: 1916
Sep–Oct 2011
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2008 1995
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1962
Ties: 1976
Aug–Oct 2011
3-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 1995, 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1962
Ties: 1902
Jul–Oct 2011
4-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1962
Jun–Oct 2011
5-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1982
May–Oct 2011
6-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1957
Ties: 1956
Apr–Oct 2011
7-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1963
Mar–Oct 2011
8-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
3.87"
(98.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 2008
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Feb–Oct 2011
9-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Oct 2011
10-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2010–Oct 2011
11-Month
24.76"
(628.90mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2010–Oct 2011
12-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
4.92"
(124.96mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
May 2010–Oct 2011
18-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2009–Oct 2011
24-Month
51.95"
(1,319.53mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Nov 2008–Oct 2011
36-Month
70.32"
(1,786.13mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2010 2014
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Ties: 1937
Nov 2007–Oct 2011
48-Month
86.74"
(2,203.20mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Nov 2006–Oct 2011
60-Month
101.75"
(2,584.45mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2003 1991
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1999

Citing This Page

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