Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1904
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1961
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 2001
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
27.60"
(701.04mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
-10.43"
(-264.93mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
33.24"
(844.30mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
34.27"
(870.46mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
35.17"
(893.32mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
37.06"
(941.32mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
67.54"
(1,715.52mm)
73.44"
(1,865.38mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Ties: 1920, 1953
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
79.69"
(2,024.13mm)
84.34"
(2,142.24mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
106.38"
(2,702.05mm)
126.42"
(3,211.07mm)
-20.04"
(-509.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
156.12"
(3,965.45mm)
168.48"
(4,279.39mm)
-12.36"
(-313.94mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
199.32"
(5,062.73mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
-11.14"
(-282.95mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/