Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1895 1973
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1895 1985
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
111th Driest Driest to Date 1985
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
89th Driest Driest to Date 1977
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1977
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1977
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1977
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
39.57"
(1,005.08mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1977
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
40.19"
(1,020.83mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1977
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/