Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1999 1959, 1972
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Ties: 1895
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1999 1999
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1951 2021
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2021
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2021
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1951 2021
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1900
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1993
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
32.11"
(815.59mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
41.73"
(1,059.94mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1908
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
57.04"
(1,448.82mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-5.73"
(-145.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2000 1904
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/