Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1953
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1965
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1956
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1956
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
32.14"
(816.36mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Ties: 1980
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1997
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
97.11"
(2,466.59mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
131.72"
(3,345.69mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2017 1932
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1999
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
164.81"
(4,186.17mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2017 1933
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/