Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1948
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1948
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1973
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1929 1985
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1961
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1997
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-5.39"
(-136.91mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1974
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Ties: 1992
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
34.26"
(870.20mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1974
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1974
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1974
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1974
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
60.01"
(1,524.25mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-8.66"
(-219.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-9.42"
(-239.27mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
115.84"
(2,942.34mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-10.56"
(-268.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
149.27"
(3,791.46mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-19.22"
(-488.19mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1999
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
196.39"
(4,988.31mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-14.09"
(-357.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/