Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1963
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1962 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Ties: 1933, 1949, 2018
Feb–Mar 1963
2-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Ties: 1955
Jan–Mar 1963
3-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Dec 1962–Mar 1963
4-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983, 1998
Nov 1962–Mar 1963
5-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Oct 1962–Mar 1963
6-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Sep 1962–Mar 1963
7-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1962–Mar 1963
8-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1962–Mar 1963
9-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1962–Mar 1963
10-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1988
May 1962–Mar 1963
11-Month
25.36"
(644.14mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Apr 1962–Mar 1963
12-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2016
Oct 1961–Mar 1963
18-Month
41.43"
(1,052.32mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Apr 1961–Mar 1963
24-Month
58.20"
(1,478.28mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Apr 1960–Mar 1963
36-Month
87.40"
(2,219.96mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Apr 1959–Mar 1963
48-Month
118.29"
(3,004.57mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Apr 1958–Mar 1963
60-Month
147.82"
(3,754.63mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1942, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/