Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1996
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1904
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1904
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1997
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Ties: 1953
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1996
Ties: 1967
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
54.12"
(1,374.65mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
65.84"
(1,672.34mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1997
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
99.24"
(2,520.70mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
132.03"
(3,353.56mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1999
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
164.88"
(4,187.95mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/