Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1953
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Ties: 1953
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Ties: 1964
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1956
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1956
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
57.35"
(1,456.69mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1997
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
70.21"
(1,783.33mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1997
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
99.06"
(2,516.12mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
130.24"
(3,308.10mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1999
Ties: 1982
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
157.40"
(3,997.96mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1948 1933
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/