Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1933
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
31.23"
(793.24mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
42.22"
(1,072.39mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1996
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1996
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
78.08"
(1,983.23mm)
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
111.84"
(2,840.74mm)
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
-14.49"
(-368.04mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
161.72"
(4,107.69mm)
168.37"
(4,276.60mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
198.67"
(5,046.22mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
-11.72"
(-297.69mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
97th 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 December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/