Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1966
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1973
Feb–Mar 1966
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jan–Mar 1966
3-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Dec 1965–Mar 1966
4-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1964 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983, 1998
Ties: 1934
Nov 1965–Mar 1966
5-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Ties: 1930
Oct 1965–Mar 1966
6-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Ties: 1964
Sep 1965–Mar 1966
7-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 2014
Aug 1965–Mar 1966
8-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 2006
Jul 1965–Mar 1966
9-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1909
Jun 1965–Mar 1966
10-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1965–Mar 1966
11-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Apr 1965–Mar 1966
12-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Oct 1964–Mar 1966
18-Month
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Apr 1964–Mar 1966
24-Month
59.55"
(1,512.57mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Apr 1963–Mar 1966
36-Month
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1998
Apr 1962–Mar 1966
48-Month
113.76"
(2,889.50mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Apr 1961–Mar 1966
60-Month
144.50"
(3,670.30mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/