Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2008 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1995
Ties: 1910
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 1923
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1938
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1995
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1907
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Ties: 2013
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-4.03"
(-102.37mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-4.22"
(-107.18mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-8.25"
(-209.55mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-12.66"
(-321.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
62.13"
(1,578.10mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-7.41"
(-188.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
83.00"
(2,108.20mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2005 1933
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/