Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1948
1-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1902
Ties: 1974
Feb–Mar 1948
2-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 2020
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1902
Ties: 2013
Jan–Mar 1948
3-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1902
Dec 1947–Mar 1948
4-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957, 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Nov 1947–Mar 1948
5-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Oct 1947–Mar 1948
6-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1991
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2009
Sep 1947–Mar 1948
7-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1961
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Ties: 1992
Aug 1947–Mar 1948
8-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1898
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009, 2020
Jul 1947–Mar 1948
9-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1928
Jun 1947–Mar 1948
10-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
May 1947–Mar 1948
11-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Apr 1947–Mar 1948
12-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Oct 1946–Mar 1948
18-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Apr 1946–Mar 1948
24-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1995
Apr 1945–Mar 1948
36-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1996
Apr 1944–Mar 1948
48-Month
72.38"
(1,838.45mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Apr 1943–Mar 1948
60-Month
89.93"
(2,284.22mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/