Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1953
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1965
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Ties: 1938
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
4.93"
(125.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1956
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1956
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
5.78"
(146.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1997
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1997
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1997
Ties: 1964
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
34.57"
(878.08mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
-7.33"
(-186.18mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1997
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
56.15"
(1,426.21mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-8.13"
(-206.50mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1997
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
93.07"
(2,363.98mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
124.96"
(3,173.98mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1932
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
161.14"
(4,092.96mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1933
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2000

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/