Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1895
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1987
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1987
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1952
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1917, 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1947
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1941
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1997
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 1939
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1997
Ties: 1904
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1950
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
51.60"
(1,310.64mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
70.86"
(1,799.84mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
104.88"
(2,663.95mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
139.16"
(3,534.66mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
166.87"
(4,238.50mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/