Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1973
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1917
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1961
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
32.38"
(822.45mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
39.80"
(1,010.92mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
75.65"
(1,921.51mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
95.60"
(2,428.24mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
134.80"
(3,423.92mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
178.26"
(4,527.80mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
9.77"
(248.15mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
216.79"
(5,506.47mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
6.31"
(160.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/