Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1904
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1904
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1904
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
20.40"
(518.16mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Ties: 1973
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
25.91"
(658.11mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
27.63"
(701.80mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
53.74"
(1,365.00mm)
55.09"
(1,399.29mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
64.39"
(1,635.51mm)
64.30"
(1,633.22mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
84.05"
(2,134.87mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
-12.30"
(-312.42mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
119.54"
(3,036.32mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-8.83"
(-224.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1942 1932
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1927
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
150.69"
(3,827.53mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1933
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/