Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Ties: 1965
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1897
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1929
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2002 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1948
Ties: 1918
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
31.23"
(793.24mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 1952
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1933
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
35.96"
(913.38mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2004 1952
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1948
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 1929
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1996
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
57.42"
(1,458.47mm)
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2003 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1996
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
77.63"
(1,971.80mm)
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1996
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
127.89"
(3,248.41mm)
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1997
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
166.53"
(4,229.86mm)
168.37"
(4,276.60mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
204.18"
(5,186.17mm)
210.39"
(5,343.91mm)
-6.21"
(-157.74mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/