Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2008
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1973
Ties: 1921, 2021
Feb–Mar 2008
2-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Ties: 1908
Jan–Mar 2008
3-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Dec 2007–Mar 2008
4-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983, 1998
Ties: 1922
Nov 2007–Mar 2008
5-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 1996
Oct 2007–Mar 2008
6-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Ties: 1950
Sep 2007–Mar 2008
7-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2007–Mar 2008
8-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2006 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Ties: 1996
Jul 2007–Mar 2008
9-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–Mar 2008
10-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2007–Mar 2008
11-Month
27.60"
(701.04mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Apr 2007–Mar 2008
12-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Oct 2006–Mar 2008
18-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Apr 2006–Mar 2008
24-Month
59.76"
(1,517.90mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2007 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Apr 2005–Mar 2008
36-Month
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2004 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Apr 2004–Mar 2008
48-Month
123.10"
(3,126.74mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Apr 2003–Mar 2008
60-Month
153.66"
(3,902.96mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/