Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Ties: 1928, 1963
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1897
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Ties: 1898
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 1955
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1897
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1908 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1988
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1947
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1905 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Ties: 1961
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Ties: 1989
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
53.86"
(1,368.04mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
71.71"
(1,821.43mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
91.65"
(2,327.91mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/