Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1988 1926
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1897
Ties: 1969
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Ties: 1922
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1897
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Ties: 2004
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1947
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1916
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1916
Ties: 1953
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1916
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1916
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1916
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
31.43"
(798.32mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
54.09"
(1,373.89mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
72.71"
(1,846.83mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
90.89"
(2,308.61mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1938
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/