Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1987
Ties: 1937
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1987
Ties: 1918, 1966
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1897
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1907
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1897
Ties: 1915
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1947
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1980 2013
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1907
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Ties: 1992
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
36.69"
(931.93mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
58.98"
(1,498.09mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1928
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
79.00"
(2,006.60mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
95.21"
(2,418.33mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/