Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1912
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 2017
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1972
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1948
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1948
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1973
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
31.82"
(808.23mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
50.40"
(1,280.16mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
56.24"
(1,428.50mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
16.08"
(408.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
58.36"
(1,482.34mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
16.24"
(412.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
72.16"
(1,832.86mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
16.98"
(431.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
111.87"
(2,841.50mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
159.64"
(4,054.86mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
33.27"
(845.06mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
190.62"
(4,841.75mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1999
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
229.83"
(5,837.68mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
19.37"
(492.00mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/