Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1898
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Ties: 1923
Feb–Mar 1898
2-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 2007
Jan–Mar 1898
3-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–Mar 1898
4-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest to Date 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983, 1998
Ties: 1940
Nov 1897–Mar 1898
5-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1897–Mar 1898
6-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 2011
Sep 1897–Mar 1898
7-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–Mar 1898
8-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Mar 1898
9-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–Mar 1898
10-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1897–Mar 1898
11-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Apr 1897–Mar 1898
12-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1896–Mar 1898
18-Month
42.92"
(1,090.17mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Apr 1896–Mar 1898
24-Month
59.11"
(1,501.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Apr 1895–Mar 1898
36-Month
86.80"
(2,204.72mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1955
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/