Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1914
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1968
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1917, 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Ties: 1904, 2015
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1919
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Ties: 1903
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1919
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1948
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1904
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
23.79"
(604.27mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1997
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
28.14"
(714.76mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
30.70"
(779.78mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
52.60"
(1,336.04mm)
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
67.65"
(1,718.31mm)
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
101.47"
(2,577.34mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1997
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
134.13"
(3,406.90mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
166.74"
(4,235.20mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/