Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2014
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1917
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1962
Sep–Oct 2014
2-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1995
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1962
Aug–Oct 2014
3-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2013 1995, 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1962
Jul–Oct 2014
4-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1962
Jun–Oct 2014
5-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1982
May–Oct 2014
6-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Apr–Oct 2014
7-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1963
Ties: 1964, 1980
Mar–Oct 2014
8-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2013 2008
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Feb–Oct 2014
9-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jan–Oct 2014
10-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-4.48"
(-113.80mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1998
Dec 2013–Oct 2014
11-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Ties: 1929, 1966
Nov 2013–Oct 2014
12-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
May 2013–Oct 2014
18-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-9.87"
(-250.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Nov 2012–Oct 2014
24-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-15.46"
(-392.69mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Nov 2011–Oct 2014
36-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-21.99"
(-558.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2014
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Nov 2010–Oct 2014
48-Month
72.66"
(1,845.56mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-16.81"
(-426.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Nov 2009–Oct 2014
60-Month
97.25"
(2,470.15mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-14.40"
(-365.76mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1994 1991
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1999

Citing This Page

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