Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2013
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2008 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Feb–Mar 2013
2-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1997 1923
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1938
Jan–Mar 2013
3-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2013
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1995
Dec 2012–Mar 2013
4-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Ties: 2018
Nov 2012–Mar 2013
5-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2012–Mar 2013
6-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2012–Mar 2013
7-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Aug 2012–Mar 2013
8-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 2009
Jul 2012–Mar 2013
9-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2012–Mar 2013
10-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
May 2012–Mar 2013
11-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Apr 2012–Mar 2013
12-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1947
Oct 2011–Mar 2013
18-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Apr 2011–Mar 2013
24-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-7.99"
(-202.95mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Apr 2010–Mar 2013
36-Month
49.58"
(1,259.33mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Apr 2009–Mar 2013
48-Month
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 2015
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Apr 2008–Mar 2013
60-Month
78.33"
(1,989.58mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2004 1933
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/