Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1938 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1948
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1948
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1973
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1998
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
20.58"
(522.73mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1961
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1997
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1974
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1974
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
43.46"
(1,103.88mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
69.35"
(1,761.49mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
81.99"
(2,082.55mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
112.31"
(2,852.67mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-14.09"
(-357.89mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
153.91"
(3,909.31mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-14.58"
(-370.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1999
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
193.28"
(4,909.31mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-17.20"
(-436.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/