Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
0.21"
(5.33mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1912
Ties: 1986
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1994 2017
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Ties: 1905
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1948
Ties: 1902
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1948
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1994 1973
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1948
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1972
Ties: 1945, 1951
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
40.46"
(1,027.68mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
64.98"
(1,650.49mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
102.70"
(2,608.58mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
18.42"
(467.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
156.21"
(3,967.73mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
29.84"
(757.93mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
203.98"
(5,181.09mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
35.51"
(901.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
234.96"
(5,967.98mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/