Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Ties: 2011
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1923
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1938
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1995
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
7.47"
(189.73mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
47.09"
(1,196.09mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
63.36"
(1,609.34mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-6.18"
(-156.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
82.77"
(2,102.36mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1933
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/