Climate at a Glance

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1988 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1912
Ties: 2013
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2017
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Ties: 1932, 1955
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1988 2003
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1908, 2007
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1988 2003
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1948
Ties: 1901, 1961
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1997
Ties: 1981
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1987 1973
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1948
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1972
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1987 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1997
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
56.44"
(1,433.58mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
75.38"
(1,914.65mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
114.60"
(2,910.84mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
-11.77"
(-298.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
154.51"
(3,924.55mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
-13.96"
(-354.59mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
189.41"
(4,811.01mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
-21.05"
(-534.67mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/