Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1926
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1953 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1961
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
24.29"
(616.97mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
37.33"
(948.18mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
44.32"
(1,125.73mm)
34.12"
(866.65mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
46.12"
(1,171.45mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
37.10"
(942.34mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Ties: 1904
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
48.54"
(1,232.92mm)
38.00"
(965.20mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
50.04"
(1,271.02mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
51.91"
(1,318.51mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
9.77"
(248.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1997
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
80.30"
(2,039.62mm)
72.57"
(1,843.28mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
92.46"
(2,348.48mm)
84.31"
(2,141.47mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
139.87"
(3,552.70mm)
126.39"
(3,210.31mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
178.69"
(4,538.73mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
217.42"
(5,522.47mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/