Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1987
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1926
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1987
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1897
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1955
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1897
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999
Ties: 1972
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1988
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1947
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2013
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2016 2013
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
16.87"
(428.50mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
37.23"
(945.64mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
62.04"
(1,575.82mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
84.11"
(2,136.39mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
98.07"
(2,490.98mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1938
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/