Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of February 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1965 1895
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 1987
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1922, 1937
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1966 1987
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1966 1917, 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1947
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Ties: 1954
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1939
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1950
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
47.29"
(1,201.17mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
75.47"
(1,916.94mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
107.65"
(2,734.31mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
141.55"
(3,595.37mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
172.96"
(4,393.18mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
12.59"
(319.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/