Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1895
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1976 1987
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
14.49"
(368.05mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Ties: 1942
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
18.64"
(473.46mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
23.38"
(593.85mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1997
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
29.44"
(747.78mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
-7.96"
(-202.19mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
46.83"
(1,189.48mm)
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Ties: 1966
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
79.06"
(2,008.12mm)
84.23"
(2,139.44mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
108.04"
(2,744.22mm)
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
-18.26"
(-463.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
152.96"
(3,885.18mm)
168.46"
(4,278.88mm)
-15.50"
(-393.70mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
201.93"
(5,129.02mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-8.55"
(-217.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1932
87th 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/