Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1904
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1904
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1904
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
20.40"
(518.16mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
25.91"
(658.11mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
27.63"
(701.80mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
59.41"
(1,509.01mm)
55.09"
(1,399.29mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
68.99"
(1,752.35mm)
64.30"
(1,633.22mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Ties: 1974
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
103.94"
(2,640.08mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
133.60"
(3,393.44mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
165.14"
(4,194.56mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/