Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1996
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1904
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1904
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Ties: 1951
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
30.40"
(772.16mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
58.82"
(1,494.03mm)
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
73.25"
(1,860.55mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
101.74"
(2,584.20mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
5.38"
(136.66mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
134.38"
(3,413.25mm)
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
167.00"
(4,241.80mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1956 1933
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/