Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1939
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Mar 1939
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Ties: 1987
Jan–Mar 1939
3-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1935 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1938–Mar 1939
4-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983, 1998
Ties: 1996
Nov 1938–Mar 1939
5-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Ties: 1920, 2011
Oct 1938–Mar 1939
6-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1938–Mar 1939
7-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Mar 1939
8-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Mar 1939
9-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Mar 1939
10-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Mar 1939
11-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr 1938–Mar 1939
12-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1915
Oct 1937–Mar 1939
18-Month
44.43"
(1,128.52mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Apr 1937–Mar 1939
24-Month
59.72"
(1,516.89mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1938 1955
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Apr 1936–Mar 1939
36-Month
87.42"
(2,220.47mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Apr 1935–Mar 1939
48-Month
117.66"
(2,988.56mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Apr 1934–Mar 1939
60-Month
144.48"
(3,669.79mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/