Climate at a Glance

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1949
1-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1929 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1962
Sep–Oct 1949
2-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1917 2020
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1962
Aug–Oct 1949
3-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1917 1995, 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1962
Jul–Oct 1949
4-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1928 2002, 2020
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1962
Jun–Oct 1949
5-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1928 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1982
May–Oct 1949
6-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1957
Apr–Oct 1949
7-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1963
Mar–Oct 1949
8-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1946 2008
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–Oct 1949
9-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Oct 1949
10-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1948–Oct 1949
11-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Nov 1948–Oct 1949
12-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-6.01"
(-152.66mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
May 1948–Oct 1949
18-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Nov 1947–Oct 1949
24-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
-10.81"
(-274.58mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Nov 1946–Oct 1949
36-Month
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
-14.98"
(-380.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1945–Oct 1949
48-Month
71.50"
(1,816.10mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-17.97"
(-456.44mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1944–Oct 1949
60-Month
95.61"
(2,428.49mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-16.04"
(-407.42mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/