Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1895
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1987
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1987
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1917, 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1947
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1939
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Ties: 1950, 1995
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1950
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1997
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
47.95"
(1,217.93mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1929
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1997
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
103.76"
(2,635.50mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
134.76"
(3,422.90mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1999
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
157.30"
(3,995.42mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1946 1932
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/