Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1944
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Mar 1944
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–Mar 1944
3-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1943–Mar 1944
4-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983, 1998
Nov 1943–Mar 1944
5-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1947
Oct 1943–Mar 1944
6-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1943–Mar 1944
7-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1943–Mar 1944
8-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1943–Mar 1944
9-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1943–Mar 1944
10-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1943–Mar 1944
11-Month
25.89"
(657.61mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Apr 1943–Mar 1944
12-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Oct 1942–Mar 1944
18-Month
41.83"
(1,062.48mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1974
Apr 1942–Mar 1944
24-Month
59.67"
(1,515.62mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Ties: 1988
Apr 1941–Mar 1944
36-Month
92.58"
(2,351.53mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1942 1955
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Apr 1940–Mar 1944
48-Month
121.75"
(3,092.45mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Apr 1939–Mar 1944
60-Month
147.77"
(3,753.36mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/