Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1996
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1973
Ties: 2019
Feb–Mar 1996
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Ties: 1943
Jan–Mar 1996
3-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Dec 1995–Mar 1996
4-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1994 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983, 1998
Ties: 1939
Nov 1995–Mar 1996
5-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 2008
Oct 1995–Mar 1996
6-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1995–Mar 1996
7-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1995–Mar 1996
8-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 2008
Jul 1995–Mar 1996
9-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1995–Mar 1996
10-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1992 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1948, 1992
May 1995–Mar 1996
11-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1918
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr 1995–Mar 1996
12-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Oct 1994–Mar 1996
18-Month
47.59"
(1,208.79mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Apr 1994–Mar 1996
24-Month
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Apr 1993–Mar 1996
36-Month
94.65"
(2,404.11mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Apr 1992–Mar 1996
48-Month
127.23"
(3,231.64mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1994 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Apr 1991–Mar 1996
60-Month
159.24"
(4,044.70mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/