Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1975
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1906
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1973
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1961
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
44.78"
(1,137.41mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
47.17"
(1,198.12mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
48.11"
(1,221.99mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
7.87"
(199.89mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1974
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
83.43"
(2,119.12mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
14.76"
(374.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
98.59"
(2,504.19mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
143.44"
(3,643.38mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
194.19"
(4,932.43mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
233.39"
(5,928.11mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
22.91"
(581.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/