Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Ties: 1991
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 1929
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Ties: 1951
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
31.23"
(793.24mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Ties: 1993
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
38.20"
(970.28mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1929
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
54.84"
(1,392.94mm)
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
74.19"
(1,884.43mm)
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
-9.98"
(-253.49mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
115.75"
(2,940.05mm)
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
-10.58"
(-268.73mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1997
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
148.93"
(3,782.82mm)
168.37"
(4,276.60mm)
-19.44"
(-493.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
199.85"
(5,076.19mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
-10.54"
(-267.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
93rd 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 December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/