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North Dakota, Climate Division 7. Southwest

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1902
Ties: 1941
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1902
Ties: 1971, 1989
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1897
Ties: 1978
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1902
Ties: 1931, 2007
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1897
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1964
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1991
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2014
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1991
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1978
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1935
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2014
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
14.33"
(363.98mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2014
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2014
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1899
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1985 1919
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2015
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
64.90"
(1,648.46mm)
62.44"
(1,585.98mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1945
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
82.60"
(2,098.04mm)
78.04"
(1,982.22mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1945

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/