Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1953
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1965
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Ties: 1963
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1956
Ties: 2004
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1956
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1997
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
55.21"
(1,402.33mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1997
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
67.95"
(1,725.93mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Ties: 1914
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
100.14"
(2,543.56mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
137.51"
(3,492.75mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1948 1932
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
163.38"
(4,149.85mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1948 1933
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2000
Ties: 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/