Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1902
Ties: 1961, 1986
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1902
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2001
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1902
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957, 1959
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Ties: 1959
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Ties: 1912
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1953 1961
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1954 1898
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009, 2020
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1994
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1995
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
72.18"
(1,833.37mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
84.23"
(2,139.44mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1938
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/