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 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2010
1-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2004 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1973
Feb–Mar 2010
2-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Ties: 1970, 1974
Jan–Mar 2010
3-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Dec 2009–Mar 2010
4-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983, 1998
Nov 2009–Mar 2010
5-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Oct 2009–Mar 2010
6-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2009–Mar 2010
7-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Aug 2009–Mar 2010
8-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2009–Mar 2010
9-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2009–Mar 2010
10-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2009–Mar 2010
11-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Apr 2009–Mar 2010
12-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Oct 2008–Mar 2010
18-Month
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Apr 2008–Mar 2010
24-Month
63.27"
(1,607.06mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Apr 2007–Mar 2010
36-Month
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Apr 2006–Mar 2010
48-Month
123.03"
(3,124.96mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Apr 2005–Mar 2010
60-Month
152.45"
(3,872.23mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/