Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1895
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2016
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1939 1987
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1939 1987
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2016
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1939 1987
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
14.49"
(368.05mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
18.64"
(473.46mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 1967
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
23.38"
(593.85mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
29.44"
(747.78mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1997
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
52.82"
(1,341.63mm)
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
78.06"
(1,982.72mm)
84.23"
(2,139.44mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
120.03"
(3,048.76mm)
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1997
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
159.52"
(4,051.81mm)
168.46"
(4,278.88mm)
-8.94"
(-227.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
195.66"
(4,969.76mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-14.82"
(-376.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1932
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/