March 2012 Is the Wettest March Ever In Portland

March 31, 2012

I just got back from vacation about one hour ago so of course the first thing I did was check the rain record. 

The wettest March on record in Portland (at PDX)  WAS 7.52″ in 1957.  As of 8:00 am, 7.53″ has fallen so far this month.

By the way, did you know a person can leave Hollywood, California at 3pm on a Friday, drive 16 hours and 10 minutes and be sitting here on the east side of the metro area blogging about weather at 8am Saturday? Amazing…that would be 2 kids, 2 adults, and a little compact car (efficient, but REAL tight).   That didn’t include more than 1 hour of sleep either; more on that on a later post. 

Due to that and the absolutely horrible weather outside right now, I’m going to take a nice long nap.

Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen