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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1926
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1910
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 1931, 1932, 2006, 2007
Feb–Mar 1926
2-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1910
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Mar 1926
3-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1910
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1895, 1923, 1957
Dec 1925–Mar 1926
4-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1981
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983, 1998
Nov 1925–Mar 1926
5-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1977
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1925–Mar 1926
6-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
61st Driest
Driest since:
1918
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1925–Mar 1926
7-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
71st Driest
Driest since:
1918
57th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1925–Mar 1926
8-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
48th Driest
Driest since:
1918
80th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 2011
Jul 1925–Mar 1926
9-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1918
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1925–Mar 1926
10-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1918
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1925–Mar 1926
11-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1918
99th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1925–Mar 1926
12-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1918
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1924–Mar 1926
18-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1918
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1924–Mar 1926
24-Month
54.15"
(1,375.41mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
1955
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1923–Mar 1926
36-Month
85.16"
(2,163.06mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1955
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1922–Mar 1926
48-Month
113.84"
(2,891.54mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-5.92"
(-150.36mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1957
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1921–Mar 1926
60-Month
144.15"
(3,661.41mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1957
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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