Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1948
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1949 1973
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Ties: 1997
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1997
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
40.85"
(1,037.59mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
46.76"
(1,187.70mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
47.52"
(1,207.01mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
48.38"
(1,228.85mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
72.92"
(1,852.17mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
93.23"
(2,368.04mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
143.98"
(3,657.09mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
183.18"
(4,652.77mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
14.69"
(373.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
226.64"
(5,756.66mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
16.16"
(410.47mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 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/