Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1946, 1952
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1996
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1904
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1904
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
34.93"
(887.22mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
35.60"
(904.24mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
63.36"
(1,609.34mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
10.71"
(272.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
76.11"
(1,933.19mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
108.26"
(2,749.80mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
144.92"
(3,680.97mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
174.32"
(4,427.73mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
111th 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 November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/