Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1948
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1948
Ties: 2003
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1992 1973
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2017
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2001 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1961
Ties: 1941
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
78.69"
(1,998.73mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2009 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
132.44"
(3,363.98mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
180.81"
(4,592.57mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1999
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
221.82"
(5,634.23mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 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/