Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1948
Ties: 2002
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1948
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1895 1973
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Ties: 2006
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1961
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
41.58"
(1,056.13mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
73.79"
(1,874.27mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Ties: 2013
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
91.56"
(2,325.62mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
131.75"
(3,346.45mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/