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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1928
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1910
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Feb–Mar 1928
2-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
34th Driest
Driest since:
1910
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Mar 1928
3-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1910
125th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1927–Mar 1928
4-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1981
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983, 1998
Nov 1927–Mar 1928
5-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1977
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1927–Mar 1928
6-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1918
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1924
Sep 1927–Mar 1928
7-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1918
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1927–Mar 1928
8-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1918
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1927–Mar 1928
9-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1918
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1970
Jun 1927–Mar 1928
10-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1918
73rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1927–Mar 1928
11-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
59th Driest
Driest since:
1918
69th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1927–Mar 1928
12-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
1918
59th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1926–Mar 1928
18-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
1918
37th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1926–Mar 1928
24-Month
61.79"
(1,569.47mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1955
39th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1925–Mar 1928
36-Month
89.84"
(2,281.94mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
1955
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1924–Mar 1928
48-Month
115.94"
(2,944.88mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.82"
(-97.02mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1957
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1923–Mar 1928
60-Month
146.95"
(3,732.53mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1957
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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