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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2000
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
59th Driest
Driest since:
1910
70th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 1997
Feb–Mar 2000
2-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
65th Driest
Driest since:
1910
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Mar 2000
3-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1910
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1999–Mar 2000
4-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1981
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983, 1998
Nov 1999–Mar 2000
5-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1977
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1999–Mar 2000
6-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
1918
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1999–Mar 2000
7-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1918
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1999–Mar 2000
8-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1918
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1999–Mar 2000
9-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1918
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1999–Mar 2000
10-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
16th Driest
Driest since:
1918
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1999–Mar 2000
11-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
19th Driest
Driest since:
1918
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1999–Mar 2000
12-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
1918
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1998–Mar 2000
18-Month
42.85"
(1,088.39mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1918
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2000
24-Month
59.15"
(1,502.41mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
1955
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1997–Mar 2000
36-Month
93.28"
(2,369.31mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1955
34th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1996–Mar 2000
48-Month
127.67"
(3,242.82mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
110th Driest
Driest since:
1957
15th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1995–Mar 2000
60-Month
159.54"
(4,052.32mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1957
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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