Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1953
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1965
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Ties: 1959
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1956
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1956
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
33.19"
(843.03mm)
28.53"
(724.66mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
35.62"
(904.75mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
63.05"
(1,601.47mm)
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
80.30"
(2,039.62mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
121.28"
(3,080.51mm)
96.31"
(2,446.27mm)
24.97"
(634.24mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
153.58"
(3,900.93mm)
128.35"
(3,260.09mm)
25.23"
(640.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1932
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
182.20"
(4,627.88mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
21.90"
(556.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/