Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1923
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1938
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1907
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Ties: 2005
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
36.83"
(935.48mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
57.42"
(1,458.47mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
87.77"
(2,229.36mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
18.23"
(463.04mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 2015
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
109.28"
(2,775.71mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1933
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/