Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2008 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1987
Ties: 1998
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1987
Ties: 1938
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1897
Ties: 1980
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1897
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Ties: 1897
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1947
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1916
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
41.09"
(1,043.69mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2012
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
58.19"
(1,478.03mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
78.75"
(2,000.25mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2012
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
96.70"
(2,456.18mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/