Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1897
1-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Mar 1897
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Mar 1897
3-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1896–Mar 1897
4-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983, 1998
Ties: 1950
Nov 1896–Mar 1897
5-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1896–Mar 1897
6-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1896–Mar 1897
7-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–Mar 1897
8-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–Mar 1897
9-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1975
Jun 1896–Mar 1897
10-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1975
May 1896–Mar 1897
11-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1927
Apr 1896–Mar 1897
12-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Ties: 1969
Oct 1895–Mar 1897
18-Month
44.47"
(1,129.54mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1897 1918
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1929, 1991
Apr 1895–Mar 1897
24-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1897 1955
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/