Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1996
Ties: 1904, 2016
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1904
Ties: 1906, 1979
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1904
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Ties: 2018
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1996
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
55.75"
(1,416.05mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
71.31"
(1,811.27mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1997
Ties: 1982
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
101.33"
(2,573.78mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
134.68"
(3,420.87mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1999
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
165.77"
(4,210.56mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1933
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1999

Citing This Page

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