Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1951
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1973
Feb–Mar 1951
2-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1949
Jan–Mar 1951
3-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Ties: 1978
Dec 1950–Mar 1951
4-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983, 1998
Nov 1950–Mar 1951
5-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Oct 1950–Mar 1951
6-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 1990
Sep 1950–Mar 1951
7-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1950–Mar 1951
8-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jul 1950–Mar 1951
9-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1950 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1950–Mar 1951
10-Month
25.04"
(636.02mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1924
May 1950–Mar 1951
11-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Apr 1950–Mar 1951
12-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Oct 1949–Mar 1951
18-Month
44.29"
(1,124.97mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Apr 1949–Mar 1951
24-Month
60.35"
(1,532.89mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1955
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Apr 1948–Mar 1951
36-Month
91.55"
(2,325.37mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1946 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Apr 1947–Mar 1951
48-Month
122.69"
(3,116.33mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1946–Mar 1951
60-Month
152.24"
(3,866.90mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/