Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1912
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1952 2017
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 2003
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 2003
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1916, 1976
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1896
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Ties: 1945
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1973
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1972
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
7.96"
(202.18mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
39.74"
(1,009.40mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
79.91"
(2,029.71mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
128.78"
(3,271.01mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
179.10"
(4,549.14mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
219.28"
(5,569.71mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1949 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/