Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1997
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1898
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Ties: 1939
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Ties: 1930
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
20.72"
(526.29mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1983 2004
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
67.52"
(1,715.01mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
9.51"
(241.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
83.62"
(2,123.95mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/