Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1992 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1948
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1948
Ties: 2019
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1973
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1961
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Ties: 1957
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
35.75"
(908.05mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
36.06"
(915.92mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
38.42"
(975.87mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
67.33"
(1,710.18mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
85.03"
(2,159.76mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
113.38"
(2,879.85mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-13.02"
(-330.71mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1998
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
156.41"
(3,972.81mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-12.08"
(-306.84mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
208.75"
(5,302.25mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/