Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Ties: 1943, 1986, 2001
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Ties: 1935
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Ties: 1912
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Ties: 1990
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1993
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
20.72"
(526.29mm)
-6.49"
(-164.85mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-9.66"
(-245.36mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2004
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
45.62"
(1,158.75mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-12.39"
(-314.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
57.66"
(1,464.56mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-14.82"
(-376.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/