Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1984
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1995
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1956
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1914
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
8.43"
(214.12mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1991
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1991
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1991
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1914
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1914
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1914
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1914
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Ties: 1932
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
26.77"
(679.96mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 2014
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
34.86"
(885.44mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
52.17"
(1,325.12mm)
-11.64"
(-295.66mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2015 1991
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
56.74"
(1,441.20mm)
69.49"
(1,765.05mm)
-12.75"
(-323.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2015 1992
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
72.69"
(1,846.33mm)
86.74"
(2,203.20mm)
-14.05"
(-356.87mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/