Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2000
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1999 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1987
Ties: 1951, 2005
Feb–Mar 2000
2-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1999 1926
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1987
Ties: 1915, 1945
Jan–Mar 2000
3-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1897
Ties: 1924
Dec 1999–Mar 2000
4-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1907
Ties: 1976
Nov 1999–Mar 2000
5-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1897
Oct 1999–Mar 2000
6-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 1999–Mar 2000
7-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1947
Aug 1999–Mar 2000
8-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1907
Jul 1999–Mar 2000
9-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1992 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Ties: 1981
Jun 1999–Mar 2000
10-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1992 2013
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 1999–Mar 2000
11-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Apr 1999–Mar 2000
12-Month
19.52"
(495.81mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Oct 1998–Mar 2000
18-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1999 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Apr 1998–Mar 2000
24-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2012
Apr 1997–Mar 2000
36-Month
60.62"
(1,539.75mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Apr 1996–Mar 2000
48-Month
81.09"
(2,059.69mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
6.73"
(170.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2012
Apr 1995–Mar 2000
60-Month
103.65"
(2,632.71mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1999 1938
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/