Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1950
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1902
Feb–Mar 1950
2-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1949 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1902
Ties: 2000
Jan–Mar 1950
3-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1902
Dec 1949–Mar 1950
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957, 1959
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2009
Nov 1949–Mar 1950
5-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 2008
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Oct 1949–Mar 1950
6-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1991
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2009
Sep 1949–Mar 1950
7-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1949 1961
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009
Aug 1949–Mar 1950
8-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1949 1898
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009, 2020
Jul 1949–Mar 1950
9-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
Jun 1949–Mar 1950
10-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
May 1949–Mar 1950
11-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Apr 1949–Mar 1950
12-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Oct 1948–Mar 1950
18-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Apr 1948–Mar 1950
24-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Apr 1947–Mar 1950
36-Month
54.12"
(1,374.65mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Apr 1946–Mar 1950
48-Month
70.54"
(1,791.72mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Apr 1945–Mar 1950
60-Month
85.39"
(2,168.91mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/