Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1916
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1904
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1961
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 2001
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1999
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
27.60"
(701.04mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1963 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
33.24"
(844.30mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
34.27"
(870.46mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
35.17"
(893.32mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
37.06"
(941.32mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
35.25"
(895.35mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
38.99"
(990.35mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
73.44"
(1,865.38mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
84.95"
(2,157.73mm)
84.34"
(2,142.24mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
127.53"
(3,239.26mm)
126.42"
(3,211.07mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
172.11"
(4,371.59mm)
168.48"
(4,279.39mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1999
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/