Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1951
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1948 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987
Ties: 2000, 2005
Feb–Mar 1951
2-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1926
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987
Jan–Mar 1951
3-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1897
Dec 1950–Mar 1951
4-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Ties: 1948, 1990
Nov 1950–Mar 1951
5-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1897
Oct 1950–Mar 1951
6-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Ties: 1906, 1914
Sep 1950–Mar 1951
7-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1947
Ties: 1925
Aug 1950–Mar 1951
8-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Ties: 1960
Jul 1950–Mar 1951
9-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Jun 1950–Mar 1951
10-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Ties: 1967
May 1950–Mar 1951
11-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
Ties: 1922
Apr 1950–Mar 1951
12-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Ties: 1968
Oct 1949–Mar 1951
18-Month
25.45"
(646.43mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Apr 1949–Mar 1951
24-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Apr 1948–Mar 1951
36-Month
56.11"
(1,425.19mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1969
Apr 1947–Mar 1951
48-Month
76.01"
(1,930.65mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Apr 1946–Mar 1951
60-Month
96.42"
(2,449.07mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1944 1938
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/