Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1983
1-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Mar 1983
2-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Mar 1983
3-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1982–Mar 1983
4-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983, 1998
Ties: 1998
Nov 1982–Mar 1983
5-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1982–Mar 1983
6-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1982–Mar 1983
7-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1982–Mar 1983
8-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1982–Mar 1983
9-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1982–Mar 1983
10-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1982–Mar 1983
11-Month
32.22"
(818.39mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1982–Mar 1983
12-Month
34.74"
(882.40mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.78"
(121.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1981–Mar 1983
18-Month
49.84"
(1,265.94mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Apr 1981–Mar 1983
24-Month
66.92"
(1,699.77mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
Apr 1980–Mar 1983
36-Month
92.59"
(2,351.79mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Apr 1979–Mar 1983
48-Month
124.59"
(3,164.59mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1978–Mar 1983
60-Month
156.23"
(3,968.24mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/