Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1959, 1972
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1972
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1999
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1900
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1903
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1993
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
63.67"
(1,617.22mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
13.46"
(341.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1908
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
77.47"
(1,967.74mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/