Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1921
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Ties: 2008
Feb–Mar 1921
2-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Ties: 1917
Jan–Mar 1921
3-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Ties: 1970
Dec 1920–Mar 1921
4-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1920 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983, 1998
Nov 1920–Mar 1921
5-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1920 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Ties: 1936
Oct 1920–Mar 1921
6-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Sep 1920–Mar 1921
7-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 1913
Aug 1920–Mar 1921
8-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–Mar 1921
9-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–Mar 1921
10-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 1991
May 1920–Mar 1921
11-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Apr 1920–Mar 1921
12-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1920 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2016
Ties: 1920
Oct 1919–Mar 1921
18-Month
45.76"
(1,162.30mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Apr 1919–Mar 1921
24-Month
62.20"
(1,579.88mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1920 1955
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1918–Mar 1921
36-Month
92.26"
(2,343.40mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1955
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Apr 1917–Mar 1921
48-Month
117.11"
(2,974.59mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Apr 1916–Mar 1921
60-Month
145.32"
(3,691.13mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/