Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1902
Ties: 1919
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 2020
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1902
Ties: 1913
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1902
Ties: 1938
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957, 1959
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Ties: 1911, 1984
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1991
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 1917, 1960, 1974, 1981
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1961
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1898
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009, 2020
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Ties: 1979
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1995
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
55.42"
(1,407.67mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1996
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
69.23"
(1,758.44mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
85.94"
(2,182.88mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/