Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Ties: 1983
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Ties: 2017
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1947
Ties: 1942
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1916
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
56.71"
(1,440.43mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
95.85"
(2,434.59mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
43rd 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/