Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1948
Ties: 2006
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1973
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1946
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1961
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
37.57"
(954.28mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
41.45"
(1,052.83mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Ties: 1967
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
47.12"
(1,196.85mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Ties: 1938
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
84.90"
(2,156.46mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
102.31"
(2,598.67mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
18.01"
(457.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
158.40"
(4,023.36mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
32.00"
(812.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
204.16"
(5,185.66mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
35.67"
(906.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
238.32"
(6,053.33mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
27.84"
(707.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/