Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1973
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1961
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
6.42"
(163.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1997
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
44.09"
(1,119.89mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
12.72"
(323.09mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
51.01"
(1,295.65mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
12.69"
(322.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
52.64"
(1,337.06mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
53.94"
(1,370.08mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
56.09"
(1,424.69mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
13.96"
(354.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
84.73"
(2,152.14mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
16.06"
(407.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
101.85"
(2,586.99mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
136.01"
(3,454.65mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
173.62"
(4,409.95mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
209.28"
(5,315.71mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
68th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/