Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2017
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1961
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
24.29"
(616.97mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
39.40"
(1,000.76mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
34.12"
(866.65mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
45.70"
(1,160.78mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
37.10"
(942.34mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1974
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
47.24"
(1,199.90mm)
38.00"
(965.20mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
49.81"
(1,265.17mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
9.92"
(251.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
88.55"
(2,249.17mm)
72.57"
(1,843.28mm)
15.98"
(405.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
97.47"
(2,475.74mm)
84.31"
(2,141.47mm)
13.16"
(334.27mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
136.75"
(3,473.45mm)
126.39"
(3,210.31mm)
10.36"
(263.14mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
184.22"
(4,679.19mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
226.05"
(5,741.67mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
15.59"
(395.99mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 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/