Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1902
Ties: 2013
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1902
Ties: 1956
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1902
Ties: 1984
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957, 1959
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Ties: 2014
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1991
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1961
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1898
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009, 2020
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
46.18"
(1,172.97mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1996
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
63.28"
(1,607.31mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
81.22"
(2,062.99mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/