Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1923
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1938
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1907
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1897
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
17.40"
(441.96mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1927
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
66.18"
(1,680.97mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
13.89"
(352.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
78.68"
(1,998.47mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
9.14"
(232.15mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1933
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/