Climate at a Glance

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Montana, Climate Division 3. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1898
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1926, 2004
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1898
Ties: 1972
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1898
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Ties: 1920
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1926
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1898
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1973
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1898
Ties: 1943, 1976
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1912
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1898
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.86"
(352.04mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
14.98"
(380.49mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Ties: 1929
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1974 1906
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1898
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
46.55"
(1,182.37mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1920
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1899
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
60.12"
(1,527.05mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1921
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1900
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
74.08"
(1,881.63mm)
75.27"
(1,911.86mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1922
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/