Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2015
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1994 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1987
Feb–Mar 2015
2-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1987
Jan–Mar 2015
3-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1897
Dec 2014–Mar 2015
4-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2005 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1907
Nov 2014–Mar 2015
5-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1897
Oct 2014–Mar 2015
6-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2014–Mar 2015
7-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1947
Aug 2014–Mar 2015
8-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1907
Jul 2014–Mar 2015
9-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Ties: 1898
Jun 2014–Mar 2015
10-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
May 2014–Mar 2015
11-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Apr 2014–Mar 2015
12-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Oct 2013–Mar 2015
18-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Apr 2013–Mar 2015
24-Month
41.60"
(1,056.64mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2012–Mar 2015
36-Month
55.56"
(1,411.22mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Apr 2011–Mar 2015
48-Month
76.81"
(1,950.97mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
Apr 2010–Mar 2015
60-Month
100.43"
(2,550.92mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 1938
12th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/