Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1896
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Mar 1896
2-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1942, 1976, 2004
Jan–Mar 1896
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1895–Mar 1896
4-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983, 1998
Ties: 1923
Nov 1895–Mar 1896
5-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
76th Driest Driest to Date 1977
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1895–Mar 1896
6-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1918
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1895–Mar 1896
7-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1918
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–Mar 1896
8-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1918
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–Mar 1896
9-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1918
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–Mar 1896
10-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1918
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1930
May 1895–Mar 1896
11-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1918
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1937
Apr 1895–Mar 1896
12-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1918
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/