Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
0.11"
(2.79mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959, 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1905
Ties: 2016
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1972
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1905
Ties: 1902
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1914, 1939
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1996 1999
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 2011
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 2011
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1943
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1977
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1976
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1990 1900
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-7.49"
(-190.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1903
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
42.77"
(1,086.36mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1908
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
64.30"
(1,633.22mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1992 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/