Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1964
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
4.13"
(104.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1996
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1996
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1996
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1996
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1996
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
53.44"
(1,357.38mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1929
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1996
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
66.45"
(1,687.83mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
102.43"
(2,601.72mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1997
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
126.94"
(3,224.28mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
165.64"
(4,207.26mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1932
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/