Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1995
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1923
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
Ties: 1930
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1907
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Ties: 1979
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
42.84"
(1,088.14mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1984
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
59.09"
(1,500.89mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-10.45"
(-265.43mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1998
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
79.12"
(2,009.65mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-7.71"
(-195.83mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1994 1933
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/