Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Ties: 2005
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1923
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 2022
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1913, 2012
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1964
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-4.18"
(-106.18mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1920
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 2022
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
49.59"
(1,259.59mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2022
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
70.18"
(1,782.57mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 2015
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
100.53"
(2,553.46mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1933
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/