Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1948
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1948
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 1973
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2017
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1961
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1997
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
37.46"
(951.48mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
68.59"
(1,742.19mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
80.75"
(2,051.05mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1997
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
115.43"
(2,931.92mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
-10.97"
(-278.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2005 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
159.49"
(4,051.05mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
-9.00"
(-228.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
213.24"
(5,416.30mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 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/