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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1931
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: 1926, 1932, 2006, 2007
Feb–Mar 1931
2-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1910
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Mar 1931
3-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1910
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1930–Mar 1931
4-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1981
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983, 1998
Nov 1930–Mar 1931
5-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1977
124th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1930–Mar 1931
6-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1918
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1930–Mar 1931
7-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1918
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1930–Mar 1931
8-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1918
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1930–Mar 1931
9-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1930–Mar 1931
10-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1930–Mar 1931
11-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1930–Mar 1931
12-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-4.97"
(-126.23mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1929–Mar 1931
18-Month
38.06"
(966.72mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1918
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1929–Mar 1931
24-Month
54.25"
(1,377.95mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1955
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1928–Mar 1931
36-Month
85.43"
(2,169.92mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
19th Driest
Driest since:
1955
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1927–Mar 1931
48-Month
115.92"
(2,944.37mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1957
99th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1926–Mar 1931
60-Month
147.22"
(3,739.39mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1957
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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