Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1953
Ties: 1957, 2005
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-4.87"
(-123.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
50.66"
(1,286.76mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
61.99"
(1,574.55mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
83.57"
(2,122.68mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
-12.74"
(-323.59mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
120.49"
(3,060.45mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
-7.86"
(-199.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1932
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
152.38"
(3,870.45mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1948 1933
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 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/