Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
35.25"
(895.35mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1929
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
51.51"
(1,308.35mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
72.98"
(1,853.69mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
109.17"
(2,772.92mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
139.00"
(3,530.60mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
175.18"
(4,449.57mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
14.84"
(376.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/