Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1961
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1969
Ties: 1921, 2004
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1918
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1997
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2000 1908
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2000 1953
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1947
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Ties: 1923
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937, 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Ties: 1957
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Ties: 2021
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
17.82"
(452.63mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1935
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
25.90"
(657.86mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1928
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
37.24"
(945.90mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
49.75"
(1,263.65mm)
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1996
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
68.68"
(1,744.47mm)
74.38"
(1,889.25mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
90.69"
(2,303.53mm)
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1993 1938
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/