Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1912
Ties: 1909, 1938
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1967 2017
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-7.39"
(-187.71mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1973
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
-8.57"
(-217.68mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
-8.29"
(-210.56mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-11.03"
(-280.16mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
50.18"
(1,274.57mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
85.22"
(2,164.59mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
133.89"
(3,400.81mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
171.67"
(4,360.42mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
215.41"
(5,471.41mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/