Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1991
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1990 1910
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1973
Feb–Mar 1991
2-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Jan–Mar 1991
3-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Ties: 1904
Dec 1990–Mar 1991
4-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983, 1998
Nov 1990–Mar 1991
5-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1990–Mar 1991
6-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1990–Mar 1991
7-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1990–Mar 1991
8-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1938
Jul 1990–Mar 1991
9-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1990–Mar 1991
10-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Ties: 1921
May 1990–Mar 1991
11-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1990–Mar 1991
12-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Oct 1989–Mar 1991
18-Month
44.47"
(1,129.54mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1897, 1929
Apr 1989–Mar 1991
24-Month
61.59"
(1,564.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Apr 1988–Mar 1991
36-Month
88.93"
(2,258.82mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1955
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Apr 1987–Mar 1991
48-Month
116.30"
(2,954.02mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Apr 1986–Mar 1991
60-Month
148.60"
(3,774.44mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/