Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1936
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1930 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1973
Feb–Mar 1936
2-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Ties: 1950, 2012
Jan–Mar 1936
3-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1935 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1998
Dec 1935–Mar 1936
4-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983, 1998
Nov 1935–Mar 1936
5-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Ties: 1921
Oct 1935–Mar 1936
6-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Sep 1935–Mar 1936
7-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1935–Mar 1936
8-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–Mar 1936
9-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1935–Mar 1936
10-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1935–Mar 1936
11-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Apr 1935–Mar 1936
12-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2016
Oct 1934–Mar 1936
18-Month
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Apr 1934–Mar 1936
24-Month
57.06"
(1,449.32mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Apr 1933–Mar 1936
36-Month
83.71"
(2,126.23mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-6.16"
(-156.47mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1998
Apr 1932–Mar 1936
48-Month
113.02"
(2,870.71mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-6.74"
(-171.19mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Apr 1931–Mar 1936
60-Month
142.62"
(3,622.55mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/