Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1982
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Ties: 1957, 1992
Feb–Mar 1982
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jan–Mar 1982
3-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1981–Mar 1982
4-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983, 1998
Ties: 1965
Nov 1981–Mar 1982
5-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 1906
Oct 1981–Mar 1982
6-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Sep 1981–Mar 1982
7-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1981–Mar 1982
8-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1981–Mar 1982
9-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–Mar 1982
10-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1981–Mar 1982
11-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Apr 1981–Mar 1982
12-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Oct 1980–Mar 1982
18-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Apr 1980–Mar 1982
24-Month
57.85"
(1,469.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Apr 1979–Mar 1982
36-Month
89.85"
(2,282.19mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Apr 1978–Mar 1982
48-Month
121.49"
(3,085.85mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Apr 1977–Mar 1982
60-Month
153.23"
(3,892.04mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/