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 June 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2015
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Ties: 1916, 1972
Feb–Mar 2015
2-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Jan–Mar 2015
3-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2014–Mar 2015
4-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983, 1998
Ties: 2002
Nov 2014–Mar 2015
5-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Oct 2014–Mar 2015
6-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Ties: 2021
Sep 2014–Mar 2015
7-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Aug 2014–Mar 2015
8-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1914
Jul 2014–Mar 2015
9-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2014–Mar 2015
10-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2014–Mar 2015
11-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Apr 2014–Mar 2015
12-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2016
Ties: 2004
Oct 2013–Mar 2015
18-Month
43.03"
(1,092.96mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Apr 2013–Mar 2015
24-Month
61.50"
(1,562.10mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Apr 2012–Mar 2015
36-Month
88.33"
(2,243.58mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Apr 2011–Mar 2015
48-Month
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Apr 2010–Mar 2015
60-Month
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/