Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1973
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1961
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1997
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
45.65"
(1,159.51mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
46.16"
(1,172.46mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
7.22"
(183.38mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
50.75"
(1,289.05mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1997
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
89.95"
(2,284.73mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
133.41"
(3,388.61mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
171.94"
(4,367.28mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
202.26"
(5,137.40mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
86th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/