Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1895
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1987
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1993 1987
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1991 1952
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1991 1917, 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1947
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 2014
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1939
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 1908
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1950
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
28.94"
(735.08mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 2004
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
45.07"
(1,144.78mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
77.46"
(1,967.48mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
119.22"
(3,028.19mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
22.91"
(581.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
156.96"
(3,986.78mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
28.58"
(725.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
181.77"
(4,616.96mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
21.40"
(543.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/