Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1904
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1904
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 2001
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1904
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
20.82"
(528.83mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
20.40"
(518.16mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1974
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
31.83"
(808.48mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
25.91"
(658.11mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
27.63"
(701.80mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
7.31"
(185.68mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
55.09"
(1,399.29mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1997
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
73.92"
(1,877.57mm)
64.30"
(1,633.22mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
105.02"
(2,667.51mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
136.41"
(3,464.81mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
8.04"
(204.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1932
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
167.30"
(4,249.42mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1933
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/