Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987
Ties: 2009
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1926
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Ties: 1975
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1897
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1897
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Ties: 1932
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1947
Ties: 2006
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1948
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
62.87"
(1,596.90mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
81.30"
(2,065.02mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
104.63"
(2,657.60mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 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/