Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1996
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1924
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1904
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1904
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest to Date 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
32.78"
(832.61mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
76th Driest Driest to Date 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1996
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
53.65"
(1,362.71mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
67.91"
(1,724.91mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest to Date 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
100.77"
(2,559.56mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/