Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1938
1-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1902
Feb–Mar 1938
2-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 2020
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1902
Jan–Mar 1938
3-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 2001
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1902
Ties: 1971
Dec 1937–Mar 1938
4-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957, 1959
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2009
Nov 1937–Mar 1938
5-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 2008
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2009
Ties: 1993
Oct 1937–Mar 1938
6-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2009
Ties: 1946
Sep 1937–Mar 1938
7-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1961
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2009
Aug 1937–Mar 1938
8-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1898
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2009, 2020
Jul 1937–Mar 1938
9-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Jun 1937–Mar 1938
10-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2009
May 1937–Mar 1938
11-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1994
Apr 1937–Mar 1938
12-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1942
Ties: 1912
Oct 1936–Mar 1938
18-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Apr 1936–Mar 1938
24-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-8.88"
(-225.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1995
Apr 1935–Mar 1938
36-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1996
Apr 1934–Mar 1938
48-Month
54.75"
(1,390.65mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-14.27"
(-362.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012
Apr 1933–Mar 1938
60-Month
67.68"
(1,719.07mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-18.59"
(-472.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1938
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/