Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987
Ties: 1917
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1897
Ties: 1901
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1907
Ties: 1909, 1937, 1956
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1947
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 2013
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 2013
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1973 2013
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1916
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1916
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1916
Ties: 2006
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
58.53"
(1,486.66mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
78.09"
(1,983.49mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
3.73"
(94.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
95.35"
(2,421.89mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/