Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1920
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1904
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1953
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Ties: 1900
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
17.14"
(435.36mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
19.69"
(500.13mm)
-5.33"
(-135.39mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
21.11"
(536.19mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
21.92"
(556.77mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Ties: 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
26.52"
(673.61mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1992
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
28.88"
(733.55mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
54.09"
(1,373.89mm)
53.27"
(1,353.06mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
65.43"
(1,661.92mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
84.73"
(2,152.14mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-11.61"
(-294.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
121.19"
(3,078.23mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-7.17"
(-182.11mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1932
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
153.80"
(3,906.52mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1932
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/