Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1916
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1904
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1939 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1961
Ties: 1998
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1999
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
27.60"
(701.04mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
33.24"
(844.30mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Ties: 2013
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
33.13"
(841.50mm)
34.27"
(870.46mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
35.17"
(893.32mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
37.06"
(941.32mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
37.57"
(954.28mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
38.58"
(979.93mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
66.66"
(1,693.16mm)
73.44"
(1,865.38mm)
-6.78"
(-172.22mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
73.02"
(1,854.71mm)
84.34"
(2,142.24mm)
-11.32"
(-287.53mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
123.73"
(3,142.74mm)
126.42"
(3,211.07mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
156.05"
(3,963.67mm)
168.48"
(4,279.39mm)
-12.43"
(-315.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
189.71"
(4,818.63mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
-20.75"
(-527.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1933 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/