Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
8.21"
(208.54mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
8.21"
(208.54mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
7.81"
(198.38mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
8.37"
(212.60mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1995 1929
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
64.08"
(1,627.63mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1995 1929
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
85.45"
(2,170.43mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
21.26"
(540.00mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
115.05"
(2,922.27mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
18.72"
(475.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
144.50"
(3,670.30mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
16.17"
(410.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
171.76"
(4,362.70mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
11.42"
(290.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1932
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/