Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1895
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1987
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1987
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917, 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1947
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1952 1939
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1973 1929
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1924, 1966
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1973 1929
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1950
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1929 1929
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
-7.39"
(-187.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
56.28"
(1,429.51mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-7.95"
(-201.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
85.42"
(2,169.67mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
-10.89"
(-276.60mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
124.80"
(3,169.92mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Ties: 1928
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
163.33"
(4,148.58mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1932
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/