Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1964
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Ties: 1997
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1929
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
45.23"
(1,148.84mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1929
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
65.69"
(1,668.53mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Ties: 1962
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
98.37"
(2,498.60mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1997
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
131.04"
(3,328.42mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
167.60"
(4,257.04mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1956 1932
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/