Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2005
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1987
Ties: 1951, 2000
Feb–Mar 2005
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2001 1926
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1987
Jan–Mar 2005
3-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1897
Dec 2004–Mar 2005
4-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1907
Nov 2004–Mar 2005
5-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1897
Oct 2004–Mar 2005
6-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1999
Sep 2004–Mar 2005
7-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2004 1988
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1947
Aug 2004–Mar 2005
8-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1907
Jul 2004–Mar 2005
9-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Jun 2004–Mar 2005
10-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Ties: 1903
May 2004–Mar 2005
11-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Apr 2004–Mar 2005
12-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Oct 2003–Mar 2005
18-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Apr 2003–Mar 2005
24-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2004 1935
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Apr 2002–Mar 2005
36-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Apr 2001–Mar 2005
48-Month
67.84"
(1,723.14mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-6.52"
(-165.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012
Apr 2000–Mar 2005
60-Month
84.44"
(2,144.78mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1957 1938
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/