Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1903
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1902 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Feb–Mar 1903
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Mar 1903
3-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1902 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1902–Mar 1903
4-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1902 1981
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983, 1998
Ties: 1979
Nov 1902–Mar 1903
5-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1902–Mar 1903
6-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1902–Mar 1903
7-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1902–Mar 1903
8-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1902–Mar 1903
9-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1902–Mar 1903
10-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1902–Mar 1903
11-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1902–Mar 1903
12-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1901–Mar 1903
18-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Apr 1901–Mar 1903
24-Month
60.16"
(1,528.06mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1902 1955
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr 1900–Mar 1903
36-Month
90.66"
(2,302.76mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1902 1955
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr 1899–Mar 1903
48-Month
118.20"
(3,002.28mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1898–Mar 1903
60-Month
148.98"
(3,784.09mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
64th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/