Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1979 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1979 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1961
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1997
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
39.18"
(995.17mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
62.49"
(1,587.25mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1979 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
76.81"
(1,950.97mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-7.49"
(-190.25mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
122.07"
(3,100.58mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
148.75"
(3,778.25mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-19.74"
(-501.40mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
198.62"
(5,044.95mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-11.86"
(-301.24mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1979 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/