Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1937
Ties: 2006
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1904
Ties: 1989
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1904
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1904
Ties: 1916, 1996
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
25.31"
(642.87mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
26.73"
(678.94mm)
6.51"
(165.36mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
33.91"
(861.31mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
28.26"
(717.80mm)
6.18"
(156.98mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
36.84"
(935.74mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
67.12"
(1,704.85mm)
54.88"
(1,393.95mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
75.97"
(1,929.64mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
108.18"
(2,747.77mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
11.84"
(300.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
145.26"
(3,689.60mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
16.89"
(429.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
174.07"
(4,421.38mm)
160.35"
(4,072.89mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/