Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1961
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1960 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987
Ties: 1915, 1962
Feb–Mar 1961
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1926
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1987
Jan–Mar 1961
3-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1897
Dec 1960–Mar 1961
4-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Nov 1960–Mar 1961
5-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1897
Ties: 1968
Oct 1960–Mar 1961
6-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Sep 1960–Mar 1961
7-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1988
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1947
Aug 1960–Mar 1961
8-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Jul 1960–Mar 1961
9-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Ties: 1953
Jun 1960–Mar 1961
10-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
May 1960–Mar 1961
11-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Apr 1960–Mar 1961
12-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Oct 1959–Mar 1961
18-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Apr 1959–Mar 1961
24-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Apr 1958–Mar 1961
36-Month
50.43"
(1,280.92mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1962
Apr 1957–Mar 1961
48-Month
71.43"
(1,814.32mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1958 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Apr 1956–Mar 1961
60-Month
87.13"
(2,213.10mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1957 1938
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/