Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2012 1967
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1912
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2017
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1948
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1948
Ties: 1913
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1973
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
23.83"
(605.28mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1972
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
33.30"
(845.82mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Ties: 1990
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
40.17"
(1,020.32mm)
36.48"
(926.59mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1974
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
50.46"
(1,281.68mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
52.13"
(1,324.10mm)
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
65.61"
(1,666.49mm)
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
101.63"
(2,581.40mm)
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1997
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
140.89"
(3,578.61mm)
126.37"
(3,209.80mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
183.50"
(4,660.90mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
15.03"
(381.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1999
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
227.43"
(5,776.72mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/