Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
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
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1987
83rd 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)
48th Driest Driest since: 1966 1987
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1917, 2002
76th 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
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th 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)
78th 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)
94th 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)
109th 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)
114th 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)
111th 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)
111th 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)
118th 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)
118th 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)
116th 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)
112th 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 May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/