Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1902
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1901 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Feb–Mar 1902
2-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1901 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Mar 1902
3-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1901 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Ties: 1962, 1992
Dec 1901–Mar 1902
4-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983, 1998
Ties: 1948
Nov 1901–Mar 1902
5-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1901 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 1964
Oct 1901–Mar 1902
6-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Ties: 2014
Sep 1901–Mar 1902
7-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Aug 1901–Mar 1902
8-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jul 1901–Mar 1902
9-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jun 1901–Mar 1902
10-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
May 1901–Mar 1902
11-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Ties: 1923
Apr 1901–Mar 1902
12-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2016
Oct 1900–Mar 1902
18-Month
41.32"
(1,049.53mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1974
Apr 1900–Mar 1902
24-Month
58.63"
(1,489.20mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Apr 1899–Mar 1902
36-Month
86.17"
(2,188.72mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1900 1955
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Apr 1898–Mar 1902
48-Month
116.95"
(2,970.53mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1901 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Apr 1897–Mar 1902
60-Month
144.35"
(3,666.49mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/