Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Ties: 1934
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1973
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2017
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1961
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1974
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1974
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1974
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
42.07"
(1,068.58mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1974
Ties: 1925
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
47.12"
(1,196.85mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Ties: 1998
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
74.32"
(1,887.73mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
82.58"
(2,097.53mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
118.22"
(3,002.79mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1998
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
161.99"
(4,114.55mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
212.73"
(5,403.34mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 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/