Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1948
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1948
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 1973
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1961
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
Ties: 2004
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
66.48"
(1,688.59mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
82.66"
(2,099.56mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
121.19"
(3,078.23mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1946 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
151.51"
(3,848.35mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-16.98"
(-431.30mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
193.11"
(4,904.99mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-17.37"
(-441.20mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

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