Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 1959, 1972
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1905
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1972
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2018 1972
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1999
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Ties: 1973
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Ties: 1917
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 2021
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2019 1900
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2019 1903
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Ties: 2007
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2019 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1908
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
62.88"
(1,597.15mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1909
Ties: 1930, 1931

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/