Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1983
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Feb–Mar 1983
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Jan–Mar 1983
3-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1897
Dec 1982–Mar 1983
4-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1907
Ties: 1972
Nov 1982–Mar 1983
5-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1897
Ties: 1922
Oct 1982–Mar 1983
6-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1982–Mar 1983
7-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1988
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1947
Aug 1982–Mar 1983
8-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Jul 1982–Mar 1983
9-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Jun 1982–Mar 1983
10-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
May 1982–Mar 1983
11-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Apr 1982–Mar 1983
12-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
Oct 1981–Mar 1983
18-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Apr 1981–Mar 1983
24-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2012
Apr 1980–Mar 1983
36-Month
58.52"
(1,486.41mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Ties: 1899
Apr 1979–Mar 1983
48-Month
74.92"
(1,902.97mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Apr 1978–Mar 1983
60-Month
96.05"
(2,439.67mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1982 1938
42nd 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/