Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1895
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1987
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1987
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 2007
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1952
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1917, 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1947
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Ties: 2017
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1939
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1952 1929
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1929 1929
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1950
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1929
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
-7.08"
(-179.83mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1929
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Ties: 1910
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
101.52"
(2,578.61mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
5.21"
(132.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
133.70"
(3,395.98mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
167.60"
(4,257.04mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1932
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999

Citing This Page

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