Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1998
Ties: 1899
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1919
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1904
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1904
Ties: 1937
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1997
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
30.77"
(781.56mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
57.23"
(1,453.64mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1997
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
66.19"
(1,681.23mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1997
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
99.04"
(2,515.62mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
139.44"
(3,541.78mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1933
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/