Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1948
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1948
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1960 1973
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1997
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
8.31"
(211.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
45.84"
(1,164.34mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
47.81"
(1,214.37mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
48.80"
(1,239.52mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
76.22"
(1,935.99mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
95.21"
(2,418.33mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
142.42"
(3,617.47mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
183.78"
(4,668.01mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
15.29"
(388.36mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
226.02"
(5,740.91mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
15.54"
(394.72mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1959 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/