Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Ties: 1906, 1933
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2017
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2020 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2017
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1961
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
24.29"
(616.97mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1997
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
34.12"
(866.65mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
35.84"
(910.34mm)
37.10"
(942.34mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
36.22"
(919.99mm)
38.00"
(965.20mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1974
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
69.20"
(1,757.68mm)
72.57"
(1,843.28mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
81.33"
(2,065.78mm)
84.31"
(2,141.47mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
115.27"
(2,927.86mm)
126.39"
(3,210.31mm)
-11.12"
(-282.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2005 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1997
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
160.67"
(4,081.02mm)
168.47"
(4,279.14mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
213.54"
(5,423.92mm)
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/