Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1952 1895
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1987
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1987
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
14.49"
(368.05mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1952
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1997
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
18.64"
(473.46mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1952
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1997
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
23.38"
(593.85mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1952
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
37.01"
(940.05mm)
29.44"
(747.78mm)
7.57"
(192.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
44.98"
(1,142.49mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
50.73"
(1,288.54mm)
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
8.64"
(219.45mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
63.18"
(1,604.77mm)
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1997
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
99.88"
(2,536.95mm)
84.23"
(2,139.44mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
137.32"
(3,487.93mm)
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
11.02"
(279.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
168.46"
(4,278.88mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1999
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
225.05"
(5,716.27mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/