Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 1973
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1961
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
33.78"
(858.01mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
44.00"
(1,117.60mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
44.51"
(1,130.55mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
75.90"
(1,927.86mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
93.62"
(2,377.95mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
134.98"
(3,428.49mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
177.22"
(4,501.39mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1999
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
228.55"
(5,805.17mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/