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 September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2011
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Ties: 1989
Feb–Mar 2011
2-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Ties: 1913
Jan–Mar 2011
3-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Ties: 1900
Dec 2010–Mar 2011
4-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983, 1998
Ties: 2013
Nov 2010–Mar 2011
5-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1920, 1939
Oct 2010–Mar 2011
6-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1898
Sep 2010–Mar 2011
7-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2010–Mar 2011
8-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2006 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1926
Jul 2010–Mar 2011
9-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–Mar 2011
10-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1950, 1994
May 2010–Mar 2011
11-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Apr 2010–Mar 2011
12-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Oct 2009–Mar 2011
18-Month
46.91"
(1,191.51mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2010 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1974
Apr 2009–Mar 2011
24-Month
64.36"
(1,634.74mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1955
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Apr 2008–Mar 2011
36-Month
94.25"
(2,393.95mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1955
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Apr 2007–Mar 2011
48-Month
124.34"
(3,158.24mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Apr 2006–Mar 2011
60-Month
154.01"
(3,911.85mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/