Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Ties: 1934
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1904
Ties: 1903
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1929 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1904
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-6.90"
(-175.26mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
48.54"
(1,232.92mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
63.33"
(1,608.58mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
89.84"
(2,281.94mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-6.52"
(-165.60mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
117.24"
(2,977.90mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
-11.16"
(-283.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
148.59"
(3,774.19mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-11.78"
(-299.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1933
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/