Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2015
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1917
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1962
Sep–Oct 2015
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1995
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1962
Aug–Oct 2015
3-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2008 1995, 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1962
Jul–Oct 2015
4-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1962
Ties: 1935
Jun–Oct 2015
5-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1982
Ties: 1937
May–Oct 2015
6-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Ties: 1902
Apr–Oct 2015
7-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1963
Mar–Oct 2015
8-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2013 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Feb–Oct 2015
9-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Jan–Oct 2015
10-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-7.76"
(-197.11mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2014–Oct 2015
11-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Nov 2014–Oct 2015
12-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
May 2014–Oct 2015
18-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Nov 2013–Oct 2015
24-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-15.06"
(-382.53mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Nov 2012–Oct 2015
36-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-21.26"
(-540.01mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Nov 2011–Oct 2015
48-Month
61.92"
(1,572.77mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-27.55"
(-699.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2015
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Nov 2010–Oct 2015
60-Month
89.28"
(2,267.71mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-22.37"
(-568.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1991 1991
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/