Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2001
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Ties: 1976
Feb–Mar 2001
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Mar 2001
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Dec 2000–Mar 2001
4-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983, 1998
Nov 2000–Mar 2001
5-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Oct 2000–Mar 2001
6-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Sep 2000–Mar 2001
7-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2000–Mar 2001
8-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2000–Mar 2001
9-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2000–Mar 2001
10-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
May 2000–Mar 2001
11-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Apr 2000–Mar 2001
12-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2016
Oct 1999–Mar 2001
18-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Apr 1999–Mar 2001
24-Month
56.08"
(1,424.43mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2001
36-Month
87.30"
(2,217.42mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1990 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Apr 1997–Mar 2001
48-Month
121.43"
(3,084.32mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Apr 1996–Mar 2001
60-Month
155.82"
(3,957.83mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/