Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959, 1972
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1999
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Ties: 2020
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
5.23"
(132.85mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Ties: 1979
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1900
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
37.72"
(958.09mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1908
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
60.83"
(1,545.08mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 14, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/