Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Ties: 1914, 1944
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1996
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1904
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1904
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1997
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
31.36"
(796.54mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
61.74"
(1,568.20mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
67.99"
(1,726.95mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/