Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1916
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1973
Ties: 1972, 2015
Feb–Mar 1916
2-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1911 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jan–Mar 1916
3-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1915 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1998
Dec 1915–Mar 1916
4-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1915 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983, 1998
Nov 1915–Mar 1916
5-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Oct 1915–Mar 1916
6-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Ties: 1992
Sep 1915–Mar 1916
7-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Aug 1915–Mar 1916
8-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1915–Mar 1916
9-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1915–Mar 1916
10-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1915–Mar 1916
11-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1915–Mar 1916
12-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1914–Mar 1916
18-Month
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1914–Mar 1916
24-Month
62.84"
(1,596.14mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Apr 1913–Mar 1916
36-Month
91.35"
(2,320.29mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Apr 1912–Mar 1916
48-Month
122.35"
(3,107.69mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Apr 1911–Mar 1916
60-Month
152.83"
(3,881.88mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/