Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1895
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2016
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1987
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2016
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1987
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1929 1987
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 1904
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
14.49"
(368.05mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
18.64"
(473.46mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1952
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 1919, 1936
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
23.38"
(593.85mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
29.44"
(747.78mm)
-5.73"
(-145.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1929
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1930 1929
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1929
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
54.98"
(1,396.49mm)
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1929
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
81.46"
(2,069.08mm)
84.23"
(2,139.44mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
117.60"
(2,987.04mm)
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1997
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
158.33"
(4,021.58mm)
168.46"
(4,278.88mm)
-10.13"
(-257.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
206.80"
(5,252.72mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1933 1932
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/