Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1953
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1934
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
24.35"
(618.49mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1934
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
25.38"
(644.65mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1934
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1934
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
28.17"
(715.52mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1934
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
30.42"
(772.67mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1989
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
33.25"
(844.55mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1934
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
41.31"
(1,049.27mm)
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
58.69"
(1,490.73mm)
67.56"
(1,716.02mm)
-8.87"
(-225.29mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
74.64"
(1,895.86mm)
84.31"
(2,141.47mm)
-9.67"
(-245.61mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
119.13"
(3,025.90mm)
126.39"
(3,210.31mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
147.56"
(3,748.02mm)
168.44"
(4,278.38mm)
-20.88"
(-530.36mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1932
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
197.21"
(5,009.13mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
-13.18"
(-334.78mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/