Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1964
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2000 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2000 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1935
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1935
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 1929
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
42.35"
(1,075.69mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1929
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1996
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
-10.02"
(-254.51mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
81.42"
(2,068.07mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-14.91"
(-378.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
114.82"
(2,916.43mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
-13.51"
(-343.15mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
154.58"
(3,926.33mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1932
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/