Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2019
1-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2003 1917
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1962
Sep–Oct 2019
2-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2018 2020
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1962
Ties: 2017
Aug–Oct 2019
3-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2018 1995, 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1962
Jul–Oct 2019
4-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002, 2020
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1962
Jun–Oct 2019
5-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1982
May–Oct 2019
6-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1957
Apr–Oct 2019
7-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Ties: 1934
Mar–Oct 2019
8-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Feb–Oct 2019
9-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Oct 2019
10-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2018 2013
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Dec 2018–Oct 2019
11-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Nov 2018–Oct 2019
12-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
May 2018–Oct 2019
18-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Nov 2017–Oct 2019
24-Month
44.01"
(1,117.85mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Nov 2016–Oct 2019
36-Month
75.55"
(1,918.97mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 2014
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Nov 2015–Oct 2019
48-Month
101.19"
(2,570.23mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 2015
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Nov 2014–Oct 2019
60-Month
117.81"
(2,992.37mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/