Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1947
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1946 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Sep–Oct 1947
2-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1946 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Aug–Oct 1947
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1946 1995, 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Jul–Oct 1947
4-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002, 2020
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1962
Jun–Oct 1947
5-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1982
May–Oct 1947
6-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Ties: 1996
Apr–Oct 1947
7-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1963
Mar–Oct 1947
8-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 2008
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–Oct 1947
9-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Oct 1947
10-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-5.31"
(-134.88mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1946 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1946–Oct 1947
11-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1946–Oct 1947
12-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
May 1946–Oct 1947
18-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1945–Oct 1947
24-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-7.43"
(-188.72mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1944–Oct 1947
36-Month
61.55"
(1,563.37mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Nov 1943–Oct 1947
48-Month
80.07"
(2,033.78mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 2015
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1942–Oct 1947
60-Month
106.08"
(2,694.43mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/