Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1902
Ties: 1921, 1931
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1902
Ties: 1953
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1902
Ties: 2018
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957, 1959
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2009
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1961
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 1898
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009, 2020
Ties: 1906
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
55.98"
(1,421.89mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1996
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
68.03"
(1,727.96mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
84.57"
(2,148.08mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1938
89th 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 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/