Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1973
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1961
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
57.25"
(1,454.15mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-11.42"
(-290.07mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1997
Ties: 1926
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
76.48"
(1,942.59mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1997
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
126.55"
(3,214.37mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
174.90"
(4,442.46mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1999
Ties: 1971
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
224.16"
(5,693.66mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/