Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1904
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1961
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2001
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
27.60"
(701.04mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
-7.34"
(-186.44mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Ties: 1926
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
33.24"
(844.30mm)
-8.78"
(-223.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
34.27"
(870.46mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
35.17"
(893.32mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
37.06"
(941.32mm)
-9.70"
(-246.38mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-9.22"
(-234.18mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
-9.59"
(-243.59mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
60.59"
(1,538.99mm)
73.44"
(1,865.38mm)
-12.85"
(-326.39mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
71.40"
(1,813.56mm)
84.34"
(2,142.24mm)
-12.94"
(-328.68mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
110.76"
(2,813.30mm)
126.42"
(3,211.07mm)
-15.66"
(-397.77mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
150.37"
(3,819.40mm)
168.48"
(4,279.39mm)
-18.11"
(-459.99mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
196.60"
(4,993.64mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
-13.86"
(-352.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/