Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1948
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1948
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1973
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1961
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
32.93"
(836.42mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1997
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
42.11"
(1,069.59mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
46.48"
(1,180.59mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
73.44"
(1,865.38mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
84.80"
(2,153.92mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1997
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
132.45"
(3,364.23mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
174.90"
(4,442.46mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1999
Ties: 1986
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
221.01"
(5,613.65mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/