Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1921
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987
Ties: 1935
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1897
Ties: 2013
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1897
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1999
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1988
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1947
Ties: 1921
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1907
Ties: 1922
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Ties: 2000
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
53.74"
(1,365.00mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1912, 1992
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
74.18"
(1,884.17mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
89.93"
(2,284.22mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1938
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 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/