Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1948
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1973
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1961
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
62.71"
(1,592.83mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-5.96"
(-151.39mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1997
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
79.31"
(2,014.47mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1997
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
115.18"
(2,925.57mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-11.22"
(-284.99mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
165.25"
(4,197.35mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
213.60"
(5,425.44mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 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/