Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1996
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Ties: 1912, 2006
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1904
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1904
Ties: 1971
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1997
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1974
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
32.69"
(830.33mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1996
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
52.08"
(1,322.83mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
65.86"
(1,672.84mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
104.00"
(2,641.60mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
167.37"
(4,251.20mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 1933
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/