Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 1969
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Ties: 1939
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Ties: 1940
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1988
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1947
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1916
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
56.25"
(1,428.75mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
92.19"
(2,341.63mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/