Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1902
Ties: 1901
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1902
Ties: 2012
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1902
Ties: 1939, 1944
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1957, 1959
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 1967
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 2008
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 2000
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1991
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 1935, 1967
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1967 1961
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1964 1898
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009, 2020
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 2004
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
36.07"
(916.18mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
49.88"
(1,266.95mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1996
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
66.59"
(1,691.39mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
88.47"
(2,247.14mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/