Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2007
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1992
Ties: 2004
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1996
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1992
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1971
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 1990
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
8.33"
(211.58mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1971
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 1968
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
21.36"
(542.54mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
24.74"
(628.40mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
31.83"
(808.48mm)
27.13"
(689.10mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1920
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
61.01"
(1,549.65mm)
54.34"
(1,380.24mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
80.80"
(2,052.32mm)
81.52"
(2,070.61mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
110.65"
(2,810.51mm)
108.59"
(2,758.19mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
141.49"
(3,593.85mm)
135.57"
(3,443.48mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/