Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1948
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1948
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1956 1973
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1961
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Ties: 2003
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
71.87"
(1,825.50mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
93.57"
(2,376.68mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
134.45"
(3,415.03mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
180.44"
(4,583.18mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
220.78"
(5,607.81mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/