Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2006
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2005 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1987
Feb–Mar 2006
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2005 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1987
Jan–Mar 2006
3-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1897
Ties: 1990
Dec 2005–Mar 2006
4-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2005 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1907
Ties: 1970
Nov 2005–Mar 2006
5-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2005 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1897
Oct 2005–Mar 2006
6-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2005–Mar 2006
7-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1947
Ties: 1998
Aug 2005–Mar 2006
8-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2005 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1907
Jul 2005–Mar 2006
9-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
Jun 2005–Mar 2006
10-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2005 2013
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2005–Mar 2006
11-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Apr 2005–Mar 2006
12-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Oct 2004–Mar 2006
18-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Ties: 1974
Apr 2004–Mar 2006
24-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1935
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2012
Apr 2003–Mar 2006
36-Month
55.01"
(1,397.25mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Apr 2002–Mar 2006
48-Month
71.08"
(1,805.43mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Apr 2001–Mar 2006
60-Month
88.40"
(2,245.36mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1938
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/