Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1953
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1965
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1956
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-4.42"
(-112.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1956
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-7.66"
(-194.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
39.46"
(1,002.28mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
-11.01"
(-279.66mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
92.80"
(2,357.12mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Ties: 1929
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
116.75"
(2,965.45mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
-11.60"
(-294.64mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1932
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
142.76"
(3,626.10mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-17.54"
(-445.52mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1933 1933
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/