Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1996
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1904
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1904
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
-6.31"
(-160.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-6.34"
(-161.03mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1996
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
51.63"
(1,311.40mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
64.32"
(1,633.73mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Ties: 1903
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
101.90"
(2,588.26mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
134.05"
(3,404.87mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
170.71"
(4,336.03mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
10.34"
(262.63mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/