Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1948
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Ties: 1909
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1973
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-7.14"
(-181.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1961
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-7.96"
(-202.18mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-7.01"
(-178.05mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
70.80"
(1,798.32mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
86.96"
(2,208.78mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
133.44"
(3,389.38mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
171.76"
(4,362.70mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
219.41"
(5,573.01mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/