Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1931 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1912
Ties: 1909, 1973
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 2017
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1919 2003
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1973
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1972
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1931 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 1962
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
41.88"
(1,063.75mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
78.89"
(2,003.81mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
-5.39"
(-136.90mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1997
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
116.82"
(2,967.23mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
161.53"
(4,102.86mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
211.38"
(5,369.05mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1934 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/