Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1948
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1948
Ties: 1942
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 2009
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1898 1973
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2017
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1961
Ties: 1908
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1997
Ties: 2008
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
82nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1974
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Ties: 1932
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Ties: 1933
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
46.65"
(1,184.91mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
76.96"
(1,954.78mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
91.88"
(2,333.75mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1899 1930
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
137.97"
(3,504.44mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
183.44"
(4,659.38mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
223.63"
(5,680.20mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
13.15"
(334.01mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 1930
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/