Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1923
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1938
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Ties: 2003
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
53.15"
(1,350.01mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
65.35"
(1,659.89mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 2015
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
81.62"
(2,073.15mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1933
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/