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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1934
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1910
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 2005
Feb–Mar 1934
2-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
21st Driest
Driest since:
1910
108th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Mar 1934
3-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1910
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1968
Dec 1933–Mar 1934
4-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1981
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983, 1998
Ties: 1966
Nov 1933–Mar 1934
5-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1977
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1933–Mar 1934
6-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1918
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1933–Mar 1934
7-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1918
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1933–Mar 1934
8-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1918
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1933–Mar 1934
9-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1918
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1933–Mar 1934
10-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1918
124th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1957
May 1933–Mar 1934
11-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1918
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1933–Mar 1934
12-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1918
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1932–Mar 1934
18-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
21st Driest
Driest since:
1918
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Ties: 1937
Apr 1932–Mar 1934
24-Month
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
16th Driest
Driest since:
1955
111th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1931–Mar 1934
36-Month
85.56"
(2,173.22mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
21st Driest
Driest since:
1955
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1930–Mar 1934
48-Month
110.55"
(2,807.97mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-9.21"
(-233.93mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1957
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1929–Mar 1934
60-Month
139.81"
(3,551.17mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-9.81"
(-249.18mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1957
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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