Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2015 1923
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1938
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2020 2022
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1995
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1907
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Ties: 1898
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-6.47"
(-164.34mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
-7.18"
(-182.38mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
30.93"
(785.62mm)
-11.36"
(-288.54mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-10.38"
(-263.66mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2015 2022
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
45.33"
(1,151.38mm)
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2022
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1984
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
58.81"
(1,493.77mm)
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
-10.73"
(-272.55mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
84.12"
(2,136.65mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2018 1933
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 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/