Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1987 1895
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1917 1917, 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1947
Ties: 1917
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1952 1939
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1929 1929
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2017
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2001 1929
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1950
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
27.75"
(704.85mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1929
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2001 1929
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
50.42"
(1,280.67mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-13.81"
(-350.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
81.94"
(2,081.28mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
-14.37"
(-364.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
119.96"
(3,046.98mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-8.42"
(-213.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
151.87"
(3,857.50mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1994 1932
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/