Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Ties: 1982, 1992
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Ties: 1995
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Ties: 1895, 1923, 1926
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983, 1998
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1934
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-4.57"
(-116.07mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2016
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
53.95"
(1,370.33mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
79.80"
(2,026.92mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-10.07"
(-255.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
106.99"
(2,717.55mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-12.77"
(-324.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
133.27"
(3,385.06mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-16.35"
(-415.29mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/