Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1963 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1953
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1956
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1956
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Ties: 1961
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
54.59"
(1,386.59mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
69.90"
(1,775.46mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
104.32"
(2,649.73mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
8.01"
(203.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
135.57"
(3,443.48mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
174.53"
(4,433.06mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1933
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/