Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1959
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1987
Ties: 1895, 1988
Feb–Mar 1959
2-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1926
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1987
Ties: 1919, 1937
Jan–Mar 1959
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1897
Ties: 1948, 1952
Dec 1958–Mar 1959
4-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1907
Nov 1958–Mar 1959
5-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1897
Oct 1958–Mar 1959
6-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Ties: 1962
Sep 1958–Mar 1959
7-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1988
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1947
Ties: 1939
Aug 1958–Mar 1959
8-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1953 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1907
Ties: 1941
Jul 1958–Mar 1959
9-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Jun 1958–Mar 1959
10-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
May 1958–Mar 1959
11-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Apr 1958–Mar 1959
12-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Ties: 1962
Oct 1957–Mar 1959
18-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Ties: 1919
Apr 1957–Mar 1959
24-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1935
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1993
Apr 1956–Mar 1959
36-Month
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Apr 1955–Mar 1959
48-Month
71.79"
(1,823.47mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2012
Apr 1954–Mar 1959
60-Month
87.89"
(2,232.41mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1938
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/