Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1901
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1987
Ties: 1934, 1943
Feb–Mar 1901
2-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1900 1926
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1987
Jan–Mar 1901
3-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1897
Ties: 1974
Dec 1900–Mar 1901
4-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1907
Nov 1900–Mar 1901
5-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1900 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1897
Ties: 1911
Oct 1900–Mar 1901
6-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1999
Sep 1900–Mar 1901
7-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 1988
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1947
Aug 1900–Mar 1901
8-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Jul 1900–Mar 1901
9-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Jun 1900–Mar 1901
10-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1916
May 1900–Mar 1901
11-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1916
Apr 1900–Mar 1901
12-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Oct 1899–Mar 1901
18-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1916
Apr 1899–Mar 1901
24-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1935
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2012
Apr 1898–Mar 1901
36-Month
54.27"
(1,378.46mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Apr 1897–Mar 1901
48-Month
71.86"
(1,825.24mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2012
Apr 1896–Mar 1901
60-Month
94.10"
(2,390.14mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1900 1938
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/