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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1937
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1910
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 1962
Feb–Mar 1937
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1910
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Mar 1937
3-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
114th Driest
Driest since:
1910
15th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1936–Mar 1937
4-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
1981
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983, 1998
Nov 1936–Mar 1937
5-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1977
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1999
Oct 1936–Mar 1937
6-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest
Driest since:
1918
54th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1936–Mar 1937
7-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
89th Driest
Driest since:
1918
39th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1938, 2007
Aug 1936–Mar 1937
8-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
1918
51st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1936–Mar 1937
9-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
66th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1936–Mar 1937
10-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1918
92nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1936–Mar 1937
11-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1918
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1896
Apr 1936–Mar 1937
12-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1918
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1935–Mar 1937
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: 1934
Apr 1935–Mar 1937
24-Month
57.94"
(1,471.68mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1955
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1934–Mar 1937
36-Month
84.76"
(2,152.90mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1955
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1933–Mar 1937
48-Month
111.41"
(2,829.81mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-8.35"
(-212.09mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1957
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1932–Mar 1937
60-Month
140.72"
(3,574.29mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
1957
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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