Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1949 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1912
Ties: 1908
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1949 2017
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 2003
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 1987, 2019
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1949 2003
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1973
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1972
Ties: 1945, 1998
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
39.70"
(1,008.38mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
47.68"
(1,211.07mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
48.87"
(1,241.30mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
64.93"
(1,649.22mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
99.19"
(2,519.43mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
14.91"
(378.72mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
139.37"
(3,540.00mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
191.99"
(4,876.55mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
23.52"
(597.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
231.79"
(5,887.47mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
21.33"
(541.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/