Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1948
Ties: 1950
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1948
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 1907
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1973
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1961
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
45.61"
(1,158.49mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
47.51"
(1,206.75mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
49.83"
(1,265.68mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
9.59"
(243.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
51.33"
(1,303.78mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
74.71"
(1,897.63mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
92.21"
(2,342.13mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
138.20"
(3,510.28mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
178.54"
(4,534.92mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
216.60"
(5,501.64mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/