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 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2022
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1973
Ties: 1901
Feb–Mar 2022
2-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Ties: 1924
Jan–Mar 2022
3-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Ties: 2015
Dec 2021–Mar 2022
4-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983, 1998
Nov 2021–Mar 2022
5-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Ties: 1963
Oct 2021–Mar 2022
6-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Sep 2021–Mar 2022
7-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Aug 2021–Mar 2022
8-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jul 2021–Mar 2022
9-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2021–Mar 2022
10-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
May 2021–Mar 2022
11-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Apr 2021–Mar 2022
12-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1959
Oct 2020–Mar 2022
18-Month
42.34"
(1,075.44mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Apr 2020–Mar 2022
24-Month
58.48"
(1,485.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Apr 2019–Mar 2022
36-Month
93.29"
(2,369.57mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Apr 2018–Mar 2022
48-Month
128.80"
(3,271.52mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Apr 2017–Mar 2022
60-Month
160.25"
(4,070.35mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/