Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2004
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1995
Feb–Mar 2004
2-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2003 1923
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1938
Ties: 1903
Jan–Mar 2004
3-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2022
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Dec 2003–Mar 2004
4-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1907
Nov 2003–Mar 2004
5-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Oct 2003–Mar 2004
6-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Ties: 2000
Sep 2003–Mar 2004
7-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Aug 2003–Mar 2004
8-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jul 2003–Mar 2004
9-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2003 2021
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jun 2003–Mar 2004
10-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2003 2021
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
May 2003–Mar 2004
11-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Apr 2003–Mar 2004
12-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Oct 2002–Mar 2004
18-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Apr 2002–Mar 2004
24-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2022
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Apr 2001–Mar 2004
36-Month
46.69"
(1,185.93mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 2022
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Apr 2000–Mar 2004
48-Month
60.77"
(1,543.56mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2003 2015
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1998
Apr 1999–Mar 2004
60-Month
77.02"
(1,956.31mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-9.81"
(-249.17mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1994 1933
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/