Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1920
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1919 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1973
Feb–Mar 1920
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Ties: 1964
Jan–Mar 1920
3-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Dec 1919–Mar 1920
4-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1918 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983, 1998
Nov 1919–Mar 1920
5-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Ties: 1939, 2011
Oct 1919–Mar 1920
6-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Sep 1919–Mar 1920
7-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Aug 1919–Mar 1920
8-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jul 1919–Mar 1920
9-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1919–Mar 1920
10-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1919–Mar 1920
11-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr 1919–Mar 1920
12-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Ties: 1921
Oct 1918–Mar 1920
18-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1918–Mar 1920
24-Month
61.16"
(1,553.46mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1919 1955
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Apr 1917–Mar 1920
36-Month
86.01"
(2,184.65mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1919 1955
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2020
Ties: 1968
Apr 1916–Mar 1920
48-Month
114.22"
(2,901.19mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Apr 1915–Mar 1920
60-Month
147.65"
(3,750.31mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/