Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917, 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1951, 2009
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1919
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1919
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1948
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1904
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
23.79"
(604.27mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
28.14"
(714.76mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Ties: 1995
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
30.70"
(779.78mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
38.16"
(969.26mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
51.25"
(1,301.75mm)
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
76.58"
(1,945.13mm)
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
108.45"
(2,754.63mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
143.06"
(3,633.72mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
175.11"
(4,447.79mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
14.74"
(374.39mm)
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 September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/