Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1948
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1948
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2001 1973
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2001 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1961
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
44.13"
(1,120.90mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
63.82"
(1,621.03mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
74.96"
(1,903.98mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-9.34"
(-237.24mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
117.99"
(2,996.95mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-8.41"
(-213.61mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
170.33"
(4,326.38mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
217.45"
(5,523.23mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/