Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Precipitation Rankings, October 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1952
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Sep–Oct 1952
2-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1949 2020
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Aug–Oct 1952
3-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1949 1995, 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Ties: 1988
Jul–Oct 1952
4-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002, 2020
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Ties: 1954, 2018
Jun–Oct 1952
5-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
Ties: 1954, 1990
May–Oct 1952
6-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1957
Ties: 1932
Apr–Oct 1952
7-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1963
Mar–Oct 1952
8-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 1902
Feb–Oct 1952
9-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jan–Oct 1952
10-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Dec 1951–Oct 1952
11-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Nov 1951–Oct 1952
12-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
6.62"
(168.14mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
May 1951–Oct 1952
18-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Nov 1950–Oct 1952
24-Month
50.50"
(1,282.70mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Nov 1949–Oct 1952
36-Month
71.61"
(1,818.89mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 2014
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Nov 1948–Oct 1952
48-Month
88.04"
(2,236.22mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Nov 1947–Oct 1952
60-Month
105.67"
(2,684.02mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1991
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/