Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Ties: 1967
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1973
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1961
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-6.61"
(-167.90mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-8.34"
(-211.84mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-11.18"
(-283.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-9.26"
(-235.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-7.88"
(-200.15mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
61.93"
(1,573.02mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-6.74"
(-171.20mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
79.51"
(2,019.55mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
106.19"
(2,697.23mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-20.21"
(-513.33mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
156.06"
(3,963.92mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-12.43"
(-315.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
197.26"
(5,010.40mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-13.22"
(-335.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/