Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1987
Ties: 1912, 1949, 1979
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1939 1926
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1987
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1897
Ties: 1895
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1907
Ties: 1978
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1897
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Ties: 1934
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1908 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1947
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1908 2013
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
50.80"
(1,290.32mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2011
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
63.35"
(1,609.09mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-11.01"
(-279.65mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
80.86"
(2,053.84mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-12.07"
(-306.58mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1938
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/