Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1953
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
7.71"
(195.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
9.29"
(235.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
8.66"
(219.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
28.40"
(721.36mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
29.78"
(756.41mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
38.42"
(975.87mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
41.06"
(1,042.92mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
54.89"
(1,394.21mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
67.72"
(1,720.09mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
103.30"
(2,623.82mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
132.61"
(3,368.29mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
165.93"
(4,214.62mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/