Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1953
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1965
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Ties: 1952
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1956
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1956
Ties: 1943
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Ties: 1914
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
59.76"
(1,517.90mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
9.29"
(235.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
71.53"
(1,816.86mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1997
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
102.78"
(2,610.61mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
141.74"
(3,600.20mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
170.59"
(4,332.99mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/