Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1914 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1948
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1916 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1948
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1915 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1915 1973
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Ties: 1949
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1961
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
31.42"
(798.07mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1909 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
71.32"
(1,811.53mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1997
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1997
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
123.84"
(3,145.54mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
165.90"
(4,213.86mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
206.91"
(5,255.51mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1915 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/