Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1948
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1948
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Ties: 1900
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2008 1973
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2017
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
18.88"
(479.55mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2008 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1961
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2005 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1997
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
31.43"
(798.32mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1974
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1974
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1974
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1974
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1974
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1974
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
65.08"
(1,653.03mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1997
Ties: 1914
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
77.98"
(1,980.69mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1997
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
122.64"
(3,115.06mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
168.32"
(4,275.33mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
206.02"
(5,232.91mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 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/