Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Ties: 1952
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-7.39"
(-187.71mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-3.47"
(-88.13mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1929
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
31.23"
(793.24mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1976 1929
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
62.06"
(1,576.32mm)
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
77.55"
(1,969.77mm)
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1996
Ties: 1908, 1912
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
-15.60"
(-396.24mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1997
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
161.65"
(4,105.91mm)
168.37"
(4,276.60mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
208.94"
(5,307.08mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/