Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1897
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1907
Ties: 1962
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1897
Ties: 1948
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Ties: 1928
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1988
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1947
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2012
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
59.46"
(1,510.28mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
77.97"
(1,980.44mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
100.26"
(2,546.60mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1938
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/