Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1990
1-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Ties: 1919
Feb–Mar 1990
2-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Jan–Mar 1990
3-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1989–Mar 1990
4-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983, 1998
Nov 1989–Mar 1990
5-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Ties: 1986
Oct 1989–Mar 1990
6-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Ties: 1951
Sep 1989–Mar 1990
7-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Ties: 1930
Aug 1989–Mar 1990
8-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Ties: 2009
Jul 1989–Mar 1990
9-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1945
Jun 1989–Mar 1990
10-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1989–Mar 1990
11-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1989–Mar 1990
12-Month
30.26"
(768.60mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Oct 1988–Mar 1990
18-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Apr 1988–Mar 1990
24-Month
57.60"
(1,463.04mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Apr 1987–Mar 1990
36-Month
84.97"
(2,158.24mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Apr 1986–Mar 1990
48-Month
117.27"
(2,978.66mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1985–Mar 1990
60-Month
147.49"
(3,746.25mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 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/