Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1917
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1987
Ties: 1974
Feb–Mar 1917
2-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1987
Ties: 1906, 1973
Jan–Mar 1917
3-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1897
Dec 1916–Mar 1917
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1907
Nov 1916–Mar 1917
5-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1897
Ties: 1945
Oct 1916–Mar 1917
6-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999
Sep 1916–Mar 1917
7-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1915 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1947
Aug 1916–Mar 1917
8-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1915 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1907
Ties: 1950, 2016
Jul 1916–Mar 1917
9-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1915 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Jun 1916–Mar 1917
10-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1915 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1916–Mar 1917
11-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Apr 1916–Mar 1917
12-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Oct 1915–Mar 1917
18-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Apr 1915–Mar 1917
24-Month
43.95"
(1,116.33mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1916 1935
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Apr 1914–Mar 1917
36-Month
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr 1913–Mar 1917
48-Month
79.39"
(2,016.51mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
5.03"
(127.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2012
Apr 1912–Mar 1917
60-Month
99.12"
(2,517.65mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1938
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/