Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1948
Ties: 1913
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1948
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 2016 1973
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
6.61"
(167.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1961
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
31.57"
(801.88mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1974
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
48.73"
(1,237.74mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
50.40"
(1,280.16mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
12.08"
(306.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
50.76"
(1,289.30mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
53.75"
(1,365.25mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
87.20"
(2,214.88mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
102.12"
(2,593.85mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
17.82"
(452.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1997
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
143.13"
(3,635.50mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
16.73"
(424.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
185.79"
(4,719.07mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
231.16"
(5,871.46mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/