Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1948
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1948
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1973
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1961
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1997
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Ties: 1990
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
39.75"
(1,009.65mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
42.10"
(1,069.34mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
84.66"
(2,150.36mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
118.91"
(3,020.31mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-7.49"
(-190.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
164.17"
(4,169.92mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
190.85"
(4,847.59mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-19.63"
(-498.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/