Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1953
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1974
Ties: 1970
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1956
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1956
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
50.29"
(1,277.37mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
62.63"
(1,590.80mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
101.68"
(2,582.67mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1932
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1933
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/