Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1987
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1926
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 2003, 2014
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1897
Ties: 1918
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1907
Ties: 1930
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1897
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Ties: 1910, 2010
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1947
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1907
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1916
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1935
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
55.31"
(1,404.87mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
77.60"
(1,971.04mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
97.62"
(2,479.55mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/