Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1976
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Ties: 2001
Feb–Mar 1976
2-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1974 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Ties: 1896, 1942, 2004
Jan–Mar 1976
3-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1975–Mar 1976
4-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983, 1998
Nov 1975–Mar 1976
5-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Ties: 1904
Oct 1975–Mar 1976
6-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Ties: 1956
Sep 1975–Mar 1976
7-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1975–Mar 1976
8-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–Mar 1976
9-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–Mar 1976
10-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1975–Mar 1976
11-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Apr 1975–Mar 1976
12-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Oct 1974–Mar 1976
18-Month
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1976
24-Month
62.41"
(1,585.21mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1973–Mar 1976
36-Month
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1972–Mar 1976
48-Month
130.27"
(3,308.86mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
10.51"
(266.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1957
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1976
60-Month
160.38"
(4,073.65mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
10.76"
(273.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1975 1957
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/