Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1948
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1973
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1953
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1961
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Ties: 1993
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
35.40"
(899.16mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
68.97"
(1,751.84mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
85.32"
(2,167.13mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
131.73"
(3,345.94mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
178.94"
(4,545.08mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1999
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
220.30"
(5,595.62mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/