Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959, 1972
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1972
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1972
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1999
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1910
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1994
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1951
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1994
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1949
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1902
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1965 1900
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1903
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
48.75"
(1,238.25mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1908
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
64.96"
(1,649.98mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/