Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1937
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1904
Ties: 1954
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1904
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1904
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
25.31"
(642.87mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
26.73"
(678.94mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
28.26"
(717.80mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
28.18"
(715.77mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
54.88"
(1,393.95mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
66.25"
(1,682.75mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
84.27"
(2,140.46mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-12.07"
(-306.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
119.59"
(3,037.59mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-8.78"
(-223.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 1932
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
150.71"
(3,828.03mm)
160.35"
(4,072.89mm)
-9.64"
(-244.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1933
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/