Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2011
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1987
Ties: 1927, 1980, 2016
Feb–Mar 2011
2-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1926
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1987
Ties: 1995
Jan–Mar 2011
3-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1897
Ties: 1896
Dec 2010–Mar 2011
4-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1907
Ties: 1918, 1949
Nov 2010–Mar 2011
5-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1955
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1897
Oct 2010–Mar 2011
6-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999
Sep 2010–Mar 2011
7-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1988
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1947
Aug 2010–Mar 2011
8-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 2013
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1907
Jul 2010–Mar 2011
9-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 2013
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Jun 2010–Mar 2011
10-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1916
May 2010–Mar 2011
11-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Apr 2010–Mar 2011
12-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Oct 2009–Mar 2011
18-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Apr 2009–Mar 2011
24-Month
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Apr 2008–Mar 2011
36-Month
64.35"
(1,634.49mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr 2007–Mar 2011
48-Month
83.61"
(2,123.69mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2012
Apr 2006–Mar 2011
60-Month
100.71"
(2,558.03mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/