Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1942
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Mar 1942
2-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Ties: 1896, 1976, 2004
Jan–Mar 1942
3-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1941–Mar 1942
4-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983, 1998
Nov 1941–Mar 1942
5-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Oct 1941–Mar 1942
6-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1941–Mar 1942
7-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug 1941–Mar 1942
8-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1941–Mar 1942
9-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1941–Mar 1942
10-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1941–Mar 1942
11-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr 1941–Mar 1942
12-Month
32.91"
(835.91mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Oct 1940–Mar 1942
18-Month
46.37"
(1,177.80mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1940–Mar 1942
24-Month
62.08"
(1,576.83mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
Apr 1939–Mar 1942
36-Month
88.10"
(2,237.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Apr 1938–Mar 1942
48-Month
117.51"
(2,984.75mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1937–Mar 1942
60-Month
147.82"
(3,754.63mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Ties: 1963, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/