Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1899
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Feb–Mar 1899
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Mar 1899
3-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1898–Mar 1899
4-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983, 1998
Nov 1898–Mar 1899
5-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1941
Oct 1898–Mar 1899
6-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1898–Mar 1899
7-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1898–Mar 1899
8-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1898–Mar 1899
9-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1898–Mar 1899
10-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1898–Mar 1899
11-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Apr 1898–Mar 1899
12-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1897–Mar 1899
18-Month
43.96"
(1,116.58mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1974
Apr 1897–Mar 1899
24-Month
58.18"
(1,477.77mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1955
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Apr 1896–Mar 1899
36-Month
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1955
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1988
Apr 1895–Mar 1899
48-Month
117.58"
(2,986.53mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1957
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/