Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1927
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1973
Ties: 2002, 2017
Feb–Mar 1927
2-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Ties: 1980
Jan–Mar 1927
3-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Dec 1926–Mar 1927
4-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1983, 1998
Nov 1926–Mar 1927
5-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1926 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Oct 1926–Mar 1927
6-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Sep 1926–Mar 1927
7-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1926–Mar 1927
8-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1926–Mar 1927
9-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1926–Mar 1927
10-Month
26.91"
(683.51mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1926–Mar 1927
11-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1897
Apr 1926–Mar 1927
12-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Oct 1925–Mar 1927
18-Month
44.83"
(1,138.68mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Apr 1925–Mar 1927
24-Month
59.35"
(1,507.49mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1926 1955
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Apr 1924–Mar 1927
36-Month
85.45"
(2,170.43mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1926 1955
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1998
Apr 1923–Mar 1927
48-Month
116.46"
(2,958.08mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Apr 1922–Mar 1927
60-Month
145.14"
(3,686.56mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/