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Little rain fell in March; fourth driest since 2000

Remember the inch of rain in eight days at March's end? That was one-half the month's total, not enough, as the 2 inches was one-third below March' century average of 3 inches. It was the first month since November rainfall was below century averages.

Only six of the 15 days of measurable precipitation were over 0.1 inch.

This was the fourth driest March this century. Three have been since 2019. All four had 2 inches or less of rain.

The last decade rain has been below the century's average. Of the 12 years with less than three inches, seven are since 2015.

There has been four years of over fo...

 

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