Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1987
Ties: 1927, 2011, 2016
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1987
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Ties: 2009
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1907
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1897
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Ties: 1922
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1988
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1947
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1907
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
57.97"
(1,472.44mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
73.72"
(1,872.49mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
93.78"
(2,382.01mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/