Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1960
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1973
Feb–Mar 1960
2-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Mar 1960
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1989
Dec 1959–Mar 1960
4-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983, 1998
Nov 1959–Mar 1960
5-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1959–Mar 1960
6-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1959–Mar 1960
7-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Mar 1960
8-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–Mar 1960
9-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1959–Mar 1960
10-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1959–Mar 1960
11-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1959–Mar 1960
12-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1958–Mar 1960
18-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Apr 1958–Mar 1960
24-Month
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1904
Apr 1957–Mar 1960
36-Month
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Apr 1956–Mar 1960
48-Month
120.34"
(3,056.64mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1955–Mar 1960
60-Month
148.90"
(3,782.06mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/