Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1959, 1972
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1999
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
3.87"
(98.29mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
4.13"
(104.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1900
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1993
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
48.76"
(1,238.50mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1908
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
56.44"
(1,433.58mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/