Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1996
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1996
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1996
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1929
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1996
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
46.77"
(1,187.96mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1967 1929
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1996
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
68.36"
(1,736.34mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1996
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
106.09"
(2,694.69mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
9.76"
(247.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
142.28"
(3,613.91mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
172.11"
(4,371.59mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
11.77"
(298.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/