Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1974 1914
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1968
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1974 1917, 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1974 1919
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Ties: 1955
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1974 1919
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Ties: 1950, 1988
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1904
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
23.79"
(604.27mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
28.14"
(714.76mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
30.70"
(779.78mm)
-6.70"
(-170.18mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
63.73"
(1,618.74mm)
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
83.01"
(2,108.45mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
-13.34"
(-338.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
118.24"
(3,003.30mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
-10.16"
(-258.06mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
151.42"
(3,846.07mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-8.95"
(-227.33mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 1933
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/