Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1953
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1965
Ties: 1983
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1956
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1956
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
32.34"
(821.44mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
49.57"
(1,259.08mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
68.53"
(1,740.66mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
100.29"
(2,547.37mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
132.48"
(3,364.99mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1932
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
169.85"
(4,314.19mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1949 1933
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/