Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1953
Ties: 1912
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1956
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1956
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
9.67"
(245.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
39.06"
(992.12mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
44.68"
(1,134.87mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
68.75"
(1,746.25mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
85.66"
(2,175.76mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
21.38"
(543.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
117.96"
(2,996.18mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
21.65"
(549.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
146.58"
(3,723.13mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
18.23"
(463.04mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1999
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
174.27"
(4,426.46mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
13.97"
(354.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1933
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2000

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/