Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Ties: 1933
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1987 1973
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1961
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1987 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-5.22"
(-132.58mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
31.65"
(803.91mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-6.67"
(-169.42mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-6.58"
(-167.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
57.67"
(1,464.82mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-11.00"
(-279.40mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
73.25"
(1,860.55mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
113.86"
(2,892.04mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-12.54"
(-318.52mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
149.73"
(3,803.14mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-18.76"
(-476.51mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
199.80"
(5,074.92mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-10.68"
(-271.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

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