Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1948
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1948
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1987 1973
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1927
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1961
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1987 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1997
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
37.29"
(947.17mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
67.81"
(1,722.37mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-9.46"
(-240.28mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
113.54"
(2,883.92mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-12.86"
(-326.64mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1998
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
154.15"
(3,915.41mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-14.34"
(-364.24mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
190.02"
(4,826.51mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-20.46"
(-519.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/