Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1912
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 2017
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
8.01"
(203.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1973
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
52.62"
(1,336.55mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
64.09"
(1,627.89mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1997
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
92.42"
(2,347.47mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
138.74"
(3,524.00mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
176.45"
(4,481.83mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
205.39"
(5,216.91mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/