Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1902
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1902
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1902
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1957, 1959
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Ties: 1935
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1926 2008
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Ties: 1988
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1898 1961
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 1898
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009, 2020
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Ties: 1946
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1995
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
47.38"
(1,203.45mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1996
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
55.65"
(1,413.51mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-13.37"
(-339.60mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
74.16"
(1,883.66mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-12.11"
(-307.60mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1938
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/