Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Ties: 1909
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1984
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1984
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1985
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
44.76"
(1,136.90mm)
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1985
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
53.77"
(1,365.76mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/