Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1897
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
6.62"
(168.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
23.73"
(602.74mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Ties: 1934
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
31.23"
(793.24mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1994 1952
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1933
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1994 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1948
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1996
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
70.63"
(1,794.00mm)
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
8.39"
(213.10mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1996
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
99.68"
(2,531.87mm)
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1996
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
154.63"
(3,927.60mm)
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
28.30"
(718.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
205.71"
(5,225.03mm)
168.37"
(4,276.60mm)
37.34"
(948.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
248.22"
(6,304.79mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
37.83"
(960.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/