Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1972
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1972
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Ties: 1935
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Ties: 1946
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1964
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
20.72"
(526.29mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
35.51"
(901.95mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 2004
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
47.55"
(1,207.77mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-10.46"
(-265.68mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
63.17"
(1,604.52mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-9.31"
(-236.47mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/