Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1943
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1942 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Mar 1943
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Ties: 1996
Jan–Mar 1943
3-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1942–Mar 1943
4-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983, 1998
Nov 1942–Mar 1943
5-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1942 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Oct 1942–Mar 1943
6-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1942–Mar 1943
7-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1950
Aug 1942–Mar 1943
8-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1942–Mar 1943
9-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1938
Jun 1942–Mar 1943
10-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1942–Mar 1943
11-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Apr 1942–Mar 1943
12-Month
31.65"
(803.91mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Oct 1941–Mar 1943
18-Month
45.99"
(1,168.15mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1974
Apr 1941–Mar 1943
24-Month
64.56"
(1,639.82mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1942 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1998
Apr 1940–Mar 1943
36-Month
93.73"
(2,380.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1942 1955
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1998
Apr 1939–Mar 1943
48-Month
119.75"
(3,041.65mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Apr 1938–Mar 1943
60-Month
149.16"
(3,788.66mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/