Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1961
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1902
Ties: 1957, 1986
Feb–Mar 1961
2-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1902
Jan–Mar 1961
3-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 2001
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1902
Dec 1960–Mar 1961
4-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1957, 1959
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Nov 1960–Mar 1961
5-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
Oct 1960–Mar 1961
6-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
Sep 1960–Mar 1961
7-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1961
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
Aug 1960–Mar 1961
8-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1898
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009, 2020
Jul 1960–Mar 1961
9-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Jun 1960–Mar 1961
10-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
May 1960–Mar 1961
11-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1994
Apr 1960–Mar 1961
12-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Ties: 1991
Oct 1959–Mar 1961
18-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Apr 1959–Mar 1961
24-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1960 1935
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1995
Apr 1958–Mar 1961
36-Month
44.08"
(1,119.63mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-7.74"
(-196.60mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1996
Apr 1957–Mar 1961
48-Month
63.49"
(1,612.65mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Apr 1956–Mar 1961
60-Month
79.69"
(2,024.13mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 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/