Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1904
Ties: 1985
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1904
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1904
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1997
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
25.31"
(642.87mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
26.73"
(678.94mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
36.50"
(927.10mm)
28.26"
(717.80mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
7.89"
(200.40mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1997
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
58.76"
(1,492.50mm)
54.88"
(1,393.95mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
67.64"
(1,718.06mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
102.50"
(2,603.50mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
133.32"
(3,386.33mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
164.94"
(4,189.48mm)
160.35"
(4,072.89mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/