Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1996
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1996
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1996
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1980 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Ties: 1983
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1996
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1980 1935
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1929
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
50.83"
(1,291.08mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1929
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1996
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
70.33"
(1,786.38mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
100.17"
(2,544.32mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1997
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
129.14"
(3,280.16mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
160.89"
(4,086.61mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1932
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/