Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2014
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1987
Ties: 1942
Feb–Mar 2014
2-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2013 1926
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1987
Ties: 1986, 2003
Jan–Mar 2014
3-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2013 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1897
Ties: 1962
Dec 2013–Mar 2014
4-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Nov 2013–Mar 2014
5-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1897
Oct 2013–Mar 2014
6-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999
Sep 2013–Mar 2014
7-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1947
Aug 2013–Mar 2014
8-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Jul 2013–Mar 2014
9-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Jun 2013–Mar 2014
10-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
May 2013–Mar 2014
11-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Apr 2013–Mar 2014
12-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Oct 2012–Mar 2014
18-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1916
Ties: 1948, 2019
Apr 2012–Mar 2014
24-Month
36.03"
(915.16mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2011–Mar 2014
36-Month
57.28"
(1,454.91mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Apr 2010–Mar 2014
48-Month
80.90"
(2,054.86mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2009–Mar 2014
60-Month
99.80"
(2,534.92mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2013 1938
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012

Citing This Page

  • 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/