Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 2004
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1904
Ties: 1906, 1949
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1904
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-6.44"
(-163.58mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
51.01"
(1,295.65mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
64.60"
(1,640.84mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
84.68"
(2,150.87mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-11.68"
(-296.67mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
119.79"
(3,042.67mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
-8.61"
(-218.69mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
150.97"
(3,834.64mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1933
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/