Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987
Ties: 1931
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987
Ties: 1931
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1897
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 2006
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1897
Ties: 1963
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1988
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1947
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1953 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
56.40"
(1,432.56mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
73.37"
(1,863.60mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
94.64"
(2,403.86mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1938
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/