Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Ties: 1966
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987
Ties: 1948
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1897
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 1975
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1897
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1988
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1947
Ties: 2007
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 1958
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 1958
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
36.82"
(935.23mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
57.64"
(1,464.06mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
75.96"
(1,929.38mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012

Citing This Page

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