Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1933 1959, 1972
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Ties: 1899, 1967
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1947 1999
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Ties: 2000
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Ties: 1904
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1951 2021
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1900
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
31.06"
(788.92mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
-6.66"
(-169.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-7.47"
(-189.73mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1908
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
59.26"
(1,505.20mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/