Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2008
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1987
Ties: 1918, 1948, 1997
Feb–Mar 2008
2-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2005 1926
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1987
Ties: 1964, 2010
Jan–Mar 2008
3-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2005 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1897
Dec 2007–Mar 2008
4-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2005 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Nov 2007–Mar 2008
5-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2005 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1897
Oct 2007–Mar 2008
6-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999
Sep 2007–Mar 2008
7-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1988
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1947
Aug 2007–Mar 2008
8-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 2013
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Jul 2007–Mar 2008
9-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2006 2013
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1916
Jun 2007–Mar 2008
10-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1916
Ties: 1956
May 2007–Mar 2008
11-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1916
Apr 2007–Mar 2008
12-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1916
Oct 2006–Mar 2008
18-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1916
Apr 2006–Mar 2008
24-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2005 1935
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2012
Apr 2005–Mar 2008
36-Month
56.92"
(1,445.77mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Apr 2004–Mar 2008
48-Month
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Apr 2003–Mar 2008
60-Month
91.37"
(2,320.80mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2007 1938
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/