Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1895
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1955
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
3.47"
(88.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917, 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1947
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1939
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2017
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
56.18"
(1,426.97mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
87.31"
(2,217.67mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
125.05"
(3,176.27mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
28.74"
(730.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
149.86"
(3,806.44mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
21.48"
(545.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
182.92"
(4,646.17mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
22.55"
(572.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/