Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1904
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
21.84"
(554.74mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1904
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
7.47"
(189.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
34.79"
(883.67mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
38.86"
(987.04mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
9.99"
(253.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
39.83"
(1,011.68mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Ties: 1997
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
43.71"
(1,110.23mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
67.03"
(1,702.56mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
79.02"
(2,007.11mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1997
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
104.86"
(2,663.44mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
137.79"
(3,499.87mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
162.65"
(4,131.31mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1933
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/