Climate at a Glance

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North Dakota, Climate Division 7. Southwest

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1902
Ties: 1939, 2001, 2019
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1902
Ties: 1994
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Ties: 1986
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1902
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1897
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2014
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1991
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2014
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
14.33"
(363.98mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2014
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2014
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2014
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1919
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
5.07"
(128.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
66.23"
(1,682.24mm)
62.44"
(1,585.98mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1945
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
81.42"
(2,068.07mm)
78.04"
(1,982.22mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1945

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/