Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1923
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1995
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
32.99"
(837.95mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
49.90"
(1,267.46mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
65.30"
(1,658.62mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
88.37"
(2,244.60mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/