Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1960
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1987
Feb–Mar 1960
2-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1926
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1987
Ties: 1976
Jan–Mar 1960
3-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1897
Ties: 1999
Dec 1959–Mar 1960
4-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1907
Nov 1959–Mar 1960
5-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1897
Oct 1959–Mar 1960
6-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1999
Ties: 1993
Sep 1959–Mar 1960
7-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1947
Ties: 1982
Aug 1959–Mar 1960
8-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Ties: 1951
Jul 1959–Mar 1960
9-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
Jun 1959–Mar 1960
10-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
May 1959–Mar 1960
11-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Apr 1959–Mar 1960
12-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
Oct 1958–Mar 1960
18-Month
23.39"
(594.11mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
Apr 1958–Mar 1960
24-Month
35.03"
(889.76mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Apr 1957–Mar 1960
36-Month
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Apr 1956–Mar 1960
48-Month
71.73"
(1,821.94mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1958 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Apr 1955–Mar 1960
60-Month
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1938
94th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/