Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996
Ties: 1904, 1949
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1904
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1904
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
34.87"
(885.70mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1996
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
52.57"
(1,335.28mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1997
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
65.18"
(1,655.57mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1997
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
96.22"
(2,443.99mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
126.90"
(3,223.26mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Ties: 1964
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
158.47"
(4,025.14mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2010 1933
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/