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 August 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1962

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1962
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Ties: 1937
Feb–Mar 1962
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Jan–Mar 1962
3-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Ties: 1902, 1992
Dec 1961–Mar 1962
4-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983, 1998
Nov 1961–Mar 1962
5-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1961–Mar 1962
6-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Sep 1961–Mar 1962
7-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1961–Mar 1962
8-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1961–Mar 1962
9-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1961–Mar 1962
10-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1961–Mar 1962
11-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1961–Mar 1962
12-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Oct 1960–Mar 1962
18-Month
44.51"
(1,130.55mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Apr 1960–Mar 1962
24-Month
59.94"
(1,522.48mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Apr 1959–Mar 1962
36-Month
90.83"
(2,307.08mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Apr 1958–Mar 1962
48-Month
120.36"
(3,057.14mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Apr 1957–Mar 1962
60-Month
154.89"
(3,934.21mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/