Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1964
Ties: 1978
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Ties: 1941
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Ties: 1912
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1987 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1987 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1935
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1935
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1929
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Ties: 1931
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1987 1929
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
55.71"
(1,415.03mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
-8.48"
(-215.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1996
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
88.37"
(2,244.60mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-7.96"
(-202.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
112.35"
(2,853.69mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
-15.98"
(-405.89mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
149.23"
(3,790.44mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-11.11"
(-282.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1932
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/