Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1933
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1897
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1929
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
32.73"
(831.34mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1948
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
31.23"
(793.24mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1948
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1979 1929
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1996
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
65.50"
(1,663.70mm)
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1979 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1996
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
88.54"
(2,248.92mm)
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
126.74"
(3,219.20mm)
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
162.73"
(4,133.34mm)
168.37"
(4,276.60mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
204.29"
(5,188.97mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/